Master of Medical Ultrasound - CV83
This course enables qualified sonographers and echocardiographers wishing to undertake study in advanced practice to complete a post graduate qualification. This is a natural top-up qualification to the graduate diploma of medical sonography or graduate diploma of echocardiography. Areas of advanced practice include units in advanced communication, management, governance and research; whilst specialisation units include advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound, paediatric ultrasound and fetus echocardiography.
0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time
In the Master of Medical Ultrasound students will undertake units in advanced practice or specialisations of their choice. Areas of advanced practice include units in advanced communication, management, governance and research; whilst specialisation units include advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound, paediatric ultrasound and foetal echocardiography. The advanced communication unit includes issues such as communication in the role as a clinical supervisor, difficult conversations and the skills of report writing. Research involves the presentation of a research report or project plan. Graduates will demonstrate leadership within the health care sector by being effective problem solvers and advanced practitioners. Theoretical content will be provided by flexible learning with opportunities in one unit to attend a practical workshop.
To be eligible applicants must possess a graduate diploma in Sonography or Echocardiography or equivalent. Applicants with no research units completed in their graduate diploma will need to complete one research unit option.
|Core Units||4||Major Units||None|
|Term 1 - 2020||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2020||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2020||Available Online|
You are required to complete four core units.
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.
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 RequirementsNo information available at this time.
Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.
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.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.
|Fee Category||Full fee paying place|
|What is a Full Fee Paying Place||As a full fee paying students, you are required to pay full tuition fees for your course.|
|Fee Type||Tuition Fees|
|What is my tuition fee?||
Your tuition fees are charged per unit of study based on the credit point value of each unit.
Our Tuition Fee Schedules provide an estimate of fees per unit.
You can also view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by using our Cost Per Unit table.
|FEE-HELP and payment options||
FEE-HELP is the loan scheme provided the Australian Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees through a loan.
Eligible students can use a FEE-HELP loan to pay for all, or some of their tuition fees. If you elect to use a FEE-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your tuition fees and repay your FEE-HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold (the 2018-2019 income year threshold is $51,957 or above).
You must meet specific eligibility requirements to be able to use FEE-HELP assistance.
If you are not eligible for a FEE-HELP loan, or you are required to pay your tuition fees upfront, you will need to pay your fees no later than the census date for the term in which you are studying.
|Other Fees||You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.|
|Other study costs||You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying. Incidental fees are applicable for clinical placement forfeiture and clinical placement supplementation if this occurs|
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