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Master of Medical Ultrasound - CV83

This course enables qualified sonographers and echocardiographers wishing to undertake study in advanced practice to complete a postgraduate qualification. This is a natural top-up qualification to the graduate diploma of medical sonography or graduate diploma of echocardiography. Areas of advanced clinical practice include units in advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound upper body, advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound lower body, advanced obstetric ultrasound, advanced vascular ultrasound, advanced paediatric ultrasound, advanced imaging of congenital heart disease and fetal echocardiography.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

Online

UNITS/CREDITS

4/24

DURATION

0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Online

The Master of Medical Ultrasound provides the opportunity for qualified medical sonographers and echocardiographers to undertake professional development in the form of a coursework masters in Medical Ultrasound. This course is a natural top-up qualification to the Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography or Graduate Diploma of Echocardiography (or equivalent), enabling study in the areas of advanced clinical practice and/or study to broaden knowledge in related fields. Areas designed to broaden knowledge include units in advanced communication, management, and research; whilst advanced clinical practice units include advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound upper body, advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound lower body, advanced obstetric ultrasound, advanced vascular ultrasound, advanced paediatric ultrasound, advanced imaging of congenital heart disease and fetal echocardiography. Theoretical content will be provided by flexible learning with opportunities in some units to attend practical workshops.This course is recognised for the purpose of continuing professional development by the Australian Sonographers Accreditation Registry (ASAR).

Core Units 4 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete four core units.

UNIT INFORMATION
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

CAREER OUTCOMES
The Master of Medical Ultrasound (CV83) provides you with advanced skills and knowledge in sonography and echocardiography, enabling you to keep abreast of developments in your profession.

YOUR STUDY OPTIONS

You will complete four core units from a choice of eleven units. You have the choice of studying units with a focus on research skills, technical skills, and management skills.

You will be required to study a Medical Science Research Project unit if you did not complete a research unit during a previous undergraduate study in Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography or Graduate Diploma of Echocardiography.

You will have a range of units that allow you to build your technical skills in:

  • advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound-lower body
  • advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound-upper body
  • advanced paediatric ultrasound
  • foetal echocardiography
  • advanced obstetric ultrasound
  • advanced vascular ultrasound
  • advanced imaging of congenital heart disease.

You may also like to enhance your management skills with the following units available:

  • Leadership and Integrity
  • Advanced Communication
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking

YOUR ONLINE EXPERIENCE
You have the flexibility to study this course online, allowing you to balance work, family and other commitments while you study.

There are optional residential schools for the two Musculoskeletal Ultrasound units and the Advanced Vascular Ultrasound unit.

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2022Available Online
Term 2 - 2022Available Online
Term 3 - 2021Available Online
Term 3 - 2022Available Online
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
No information available at this time.
Three units, Advanced Musculoskeletal Sonography Lower Body, Advanced Musculoskeletal Sonography Upper Body and Advanced Vascular Ultrasound have optional residential schools.

Entry Requirement:

Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography, or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution, where the medium of instruction is English; or

Graduate Diploma of Echocardiography, or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution, where the medium of instruction is English.

Security Requirements

No information available at this time.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

Not applicable

As a graduate of this course, you will enhance your career advancement opportunities as specialists in their chosen area and being highly employable in their field of expertise across both the private and public sectors.

The Master of Medical Ultrasound does NOT provide the student with accreditation from the Australian Sonographer Association Registry (ASAR) to practice as a qualified sonographer or echocardiographer. This Master of Medical Ultrasound is for entry by qualified sonographers and echocardiographers pursuing expert knowledge and skills.

Please note the following important information:

»» Fees are in Australian dollars A$.

»» Fees are indicative only and do not cover additional costs such as textbooks, accommodation, visa applications, OSHC, general living etc.

»» Fees are based on a full-time study load and the final fee payable will be determined by your selection of units and if any credit was awarded for recognition of prior learning.

»» The University reserves the right to amend fees at any time during the course. Fees are reviewed yearly and may increase in the following year to enable CQUniversity to continue to provide quality services and facilities to students.

»» Courses are subject to change at the discretion of the University.

»» It is your responsibility to make yourself aware of the entry requirements and prerequisites of the courses you wish to undertake.

»» The typical annual fee shown provides an estimate of the tuition fees for the first year of the course in the same academic year. This estimate assumes a full-time study load of 4 units per term (based on two terms).

»» International students holding an Australian Student Visa can only undertake courses online from an overseas location.

»» Courses undertaken online may be studied on a full-time or part-time mode.

»» International students studying on-campus in Australia may take no more than 33 per cent of their entire course by online education, and this option cannot be taken in its entirety during a compulsory term (Term 1 and Term 2).For more information, please submit your enquiry at www.cqu.edu.au/international-enquire

Please refer to our international course fees page.

Scholarships are not available for this course.

Our easy to use online application system for international students will guide you through the process of applying for a course at CQUniversity Australia.

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