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Echocardiography

If you are interested in a career in health and using ultrasound to examine the action of the heart, study echocardiography with CQUniversity.

Brooke Storer

I love the idea of being able to help people. Being able to apply cutting-edge technology to make a difference in people’s lives is amazing. We also get to practice on real patients, which is giving us real experience for the clinical world.

Brooke Storer
Bachelor of Medical Sonography and Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography

The Bachelor of Echocardiography (Cardiac Physiology)/Graduate Diploma of Echocardiography comprises a three-year bachelor degree and a one-year graduate diploma, and leads to a career as an echocardiographer. Apply your knowledge of cardiac physiology, measurement science and practical echocardiographic scanning skills in a diagnostic setting.

Our postgraduate options include the Graduate Diploma of Cardiac Ultrasound and Master of Medical Ultrasound. The Graduate Diploma is ideal if you are interested in a career as a cardiac sonographer, have a degree in a relevant science or allied-health discipline and are currently employed in a medical imaging facility. The course provides you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge and practical skills in echocardiography.  While the Master of Medical Ultrasound is an ideal professional development option if you are a professional echocardiographer seeking career advancement in your specialist area. The course is a natural top-up to the Graduate Diploma of Echocardiography and lets you study areas of advanced practice and/or specialisations covering advanced musculoskeletal scans, paediatric ultrasound and foetal echocardiography.

COURSE SEARCH

There are 3 courses in total.
  • 4 years full-time
  • Level 8: Graduate Diploma
  • 3 Locations
    • Brisbane
    • Perth
    • Sydney
  • Domestic
  • 2 years part-time
  • Level 8: Graduate Diploma
  • 3 Locations
    • Brisbane
    • Perth
    • Sydney
  • Domestic
  • 0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time
  • Level 9: Masters Degree (Coursework)
  • Online
  • Domestic and International