Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Medical Ultrasound Programme

The course allows students to develop the ultrasound scanning skills required in a range of roles including allied health professionals, midwives, nurses, GPs and medics. Students learn in an ultrasound teaching suite that replicates the work environment and build knowledge of ultrasound as they work by linking theory to practice.

Entry requirements

This course is open to health professionals using ultrasound in diagnosis. It is an in-service course and candidates must be employed in a clinical setting or have written agreement for appropriately supervised clinical placement. A pass degree in radiography or equivalent professional qualification; Diploma of the College of Radiographers (DCR) or equivalent professional qualification and proven ability to cope with the academic demands of postgraduate study. We normally expect candidates to be state registered or have evidence of relevant academic and clinical expertise. Candidates must also declare: any disciplinary proceedings taken by earlier employers or educational establishments; any investigation relevant to you under the Children Act 1989 or other associated legislation.

Course modules

Core modules: professional portfolio of clinical competence; applied science of ultrasound. Clinical modules: obstetric and related gynaecological ultrasound practice; abdominal ultrasound practice; gynaecological ultrasound practice; 1st trimester ultrasound; 3rd trimester ultrasound; deep vein thrombosis scanning; breast ultrasound. MSc: dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: assignments, oral presentations, professional portfolio of clinical competence, short examinations, scientific poster project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 3,000 per Unit (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 3,000 per Unit (home fees) 9 months
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Collegiate Crescent Campus Sheffield S10 2BP Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555