Teesside University

Teesside University

Medical Ultrasound

The 1st year of this Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE) accredited course enables healthcare professionals from varying clinical backgrounds to become safe, competent ultrasound practitioners. The 2nd year allows you to increase your clinical and research knowledge. The 3rd provides you with an opportunity to design and manage a major research project.

Entry requirements

You must normally hold an appropriate health-related undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification appropriate to your area of study and have access to an acceptable clinical placement.

Course modules

Modules include: Principles of ultrasound science and technology; designing research projects; emergency ultrasound; cardiac ultrasound; general medical ultrasound; musculoskeletal ultrasound; obstetric ultrasound; deep venous thrombus ultrasound; 1st trimester ultrasound; focused echocardiography; renal and hepato-biliary ultrasound; second and third trimester ultrasound; shock ultrasound; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: written assignment, examinations and practical triggered assessment.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time day/evening - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Teesside University Middlesbrough TS1 3BA North East

Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176