University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Diagnostic Ultrasound

This course is for healthcare practitioners working in the field of diagnostic ultrasound and is designed to give an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the scientific, clinical and reporting aspects of ultrasound practice, as well as monitoring and assessing clinical expertise; clinical options are available in: general medical ultrasound; obstetric ultrasound; gynaecological ultrasound; vascular ultrasound.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in radiography or an acceptable medical or non-medical qualification, i.e. BSc in a clinical science or a professional equivalent; access to clinical practice is essential plus an appropriate clinical placement with a named supervisor.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods; research dissertation. ultrasound modules: application of ultrasound science;theory and clinical applications of abdominal and small parts ultrasound; theory and clinical applications of vascular ultrasound; theory and clinical applications of obstetric ultrasound; theory and clinical applications of gynaecological ultrasound; theory and clinical applications of vascular ultrasound - carotid artery and dvt; science and principles of ct. Optional modules: developing and managing people; facilitation of education in practice; research methods; musculoskeletal injection therapy; foundation acupuncture ; contemporary pain management issues; leading and developing services; contemporary issues in health promotion; physical activity and metabolic health.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), clinical portfolios, case study presentations and summative clinical assessment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 605 per Credit (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 605 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 605 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 605 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 400 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
College Lane Campus Hatfield AL10 9AB South East

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