Master of Medical Sonography

University of South Australia

Degree overview 1.Broaden your career opportunities by extending your knowledge, practical skills and understanding of ultrasound imaging health trends. 2.Pursue a clinical project or research pathway in your final year. 3.Learn from a University that has well-above world standard research in Clinical Sciences1. 4.Focus on areas such as fetal echocardiography, obstetrics, advanced musculoskeletal sonography, management and ethics, or research. 5.Get practical experience when you complete 2,200 hours of ultrasound scanning experience and associated clinical examinations as part of your studies. 6.Use your qualification as a pathway to further learning, including Masters by Research and doctoral studies. 7.Benefit from flexible study option Snapshot If you are a medical radiation or other allied health professional and want to broaden your career prospects, this master degree may be for you. In just three years of part-time study you will extend your knowledge, practical skills and understanding of medical sonography, with the opportunity to learn advanced clinical skills, or pursue research. This is great news for students who want to study in among work and other life commitments, giving you the freedom to learn wherever, whenever. Practical learning is a major focus, with students embarking on 2,200 hours of ultrasound training and associated clinical placements. This degree in only offered online, with attendance at an on-campus final clinical assessment. This qualification may also suit qualified sonographers seeking to upskill in an area of interest. What youll learn What you Learn Through a combination of theory and practice you will gain advanced technical skills and a strong understanding of health science, physics, anatomy and pathology. You will acquire: advanced knowledge in a specialist area of medical sonography critical thinking and analytical skills for effective practice as a medical sonographer foundational research knowledge You can choose to study areas of your interest, including fetal echocardiography, obstetrics, advanced musculoskeletal sonography, management and ethics, or research. You will also be required to complete at least 2,200 hours of supervised ultrasound scanning experience (verified by an ASAR accredited sonographer or equivalent).

At a Glance

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Institution Name University of South Australia
Campus Location City East
Institution Type University
Course Duration 1.5 year(s) full-time
Course University University of South Australia

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