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The aim of the MSc Ultrasound Imaging programme is to enable you to:
Ultrasound Imaging starting January 2023
The University of Salford is reviewing and updating its postgraduate Medical Ultrasound course to be relaunched for January 2023 entry.
The course, which has been run at Salford for over 25 years, is one of the UKs leading professional courses in sonography for healthcare professionals who want to practice clinical ultrasound in their professional roles.
Following Periodic programme review (early October 2022) and re accreditation by the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE expected October 2022) the course will open for applications.
For enquiries about the new course structure please email Angela Booth (Programme leader) on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that you will need to have an appropriate clinical placement with signed agreement for sufficient scanning experience from a clinical manager and a mentor for clinical modules. Please complete this verification form electronically and ensure you upload this with your application form. Applications will not be accepted without a completed verification form:
Verification of Clinical Requirements:
You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
You have the ability to work under pressure
You are hard working and dedicated to developing your knowledge
The programme is offered on a part-time basis.
All modules are offered as stand-alone, students will be able to step off at PG Certificate and PG Diploma stage.
To achieve PgCert Ultrasound Imaging, you will study one core module (30 credits) and one optional module (30 credits) from the list.
To achieve PgDip Ultrasound Imaging, you will study one core module (30 credits) and three optional modules (90 credits) from the list.
To achieve MSc Ultrasound Imaging, you will study one core module (30 credits), three optional modules (90 credits) and complete a Dissertation (60 credits).
Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.
You will be assessed by a range of examinations including written exam, poster presentation, essays and portfolio. There will be some online self assessments and opportunities for feedback as you progress through the module from your tutors.
The School of Health and Society is a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real world impact.
We live in a rapidly changing world, and we’re keen to leave a productive legacy of helping people at all stages of their lives, improving their physical, psychological and social wellbeing.
The school is home to a dedicated suite of imaging facilities.
Completion of this course could help you to progress in your role within ultrasound and apply an evidence based approach to enhance current and future practice.
Please note, we can only accept international applicants who hold a tier 2 visa and UK/EU health professionals. This course is not suitable for applicants who require a tier 4 visa.
International applicants will be required to show proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 7.0 (with no element below this) is proof of this.
Have registration with a relevant professional body i.e. HCPC, NMC etc. Students without professional registration may still be accepted but will be counselled in relation to employment prospects.
Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.
Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).
|Type of study||Year||Fees|
|Part-time||2023/24||£1,425 per 30 credit module|
You should consider additional costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.