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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Course overview:

The first year of this Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE) accredited course enables healthcare professionals from varying clinical backgrounds to become safe, competent ultrasound practitioners. The second year allows you to increase your clinical leadership and research knowledge. The third allows you to become an authentic leader in the field of medical ultrasound by providing you with an opportunity to design and manage a major research project. The course:

  • enables you to become an autonomous practitioner with the skills to undertake high quality medical ultrasound examination competently and safely in a range of ultrasound and research practice placing the person at the center of care
  • enhances your critical skills to enable you to recognize and promote high quality evidence and care
  • develops your leadership abilities by providing you with the knowledge of research design or service improvement
  • enables you to become an autonomous practitioner with the skills to design and manage research projects relevant to your ultrasound practice

How you learn:

Teaching is delivered at Teesside University through academic blocks. The clinical route is delivered over five two-week blocks. The point of care route is delivered over five two-day blocks to suit busy clinical workloads.

Both routes are supported through e-learning. You will also develop your practical skills within your clinical placement. It is a fusion which allows you to become an autonomous safe ultrasound practitioner. Teaching methods used during your academic blocks include lectures, seminars, group work, and practical workshops. The state-of-the-art Regional Ultrasound Simulation Centre here on campus is fully incorporated into the teaching.

How you are assessed:

You are assessed by written assignment, examinations and practical triggered assessment.

Career opportunities:

After completing your first year of study you can practice in your chosen area of ultrasound.

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University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 42 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    124 59%

    32nd

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    3rd

    8

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