Master of Medical Ultrasound
This Medical Ultrasound program from CQUniversity Australia 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.
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.
|Duration:||0.5 years full-time|
|Intake:||March, July, November|
|Tuition Fee:||AUD 15 000 per year|
As a graduate of this Medical Ultrasound program from CQUniversity Australia 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.
“CQUniversity is not only somewhere that you can learn about your chosen subject but also about yourself. It’s really easy to get on with people and make new friends, because like me, everyone comes from a different part of the world.”
International Student from Germany
WHY STUDY AT CQUNIVERSITY
Our Health courses and units have been developed to meet the ever-increasing needs of our communities both in Australia and internationally.
Broad range of options
Whether you are currently working in the industry seeking to advance your skills or looking to kick-start a new career in health, our broad and ever-growing range of health courses and units give you the choice to be what you want to be. Choose from the key areas of allied health, medical and exercise sciences, community and health services, and transport and safety sciences.
Study your way
A number of our health courses and units provide allow you to choose between on-campus or online study, while some provide a mix of on-campus and online delivery methods. CQUniversity is an established provider of online study and is able to offer a number courses and units in this mode that have not traditionally been available, such as nursing, medical science, exercise and sports sciences, accident forensics, paramedic science and more.
Up-to-date and industry relevant
Our courses and units are constantly being reviewed and updated in consultation with industry, accrediting bodies and other stakeholders to ensure they are relevant and up-to-date. In fact, our offerings are a response to industry demand for people with specialised industry expertise.
Work integrated learning
CQUniversity’s health courses and units feature work integrated learning or learning on the job. For some courses, this may be referred to as a clinical placement.
You may be required to complete unit undertakings in real‑life workplaces, allowing you to put learning directly into practice. This hands-on, project-based learning is one reason CQUniversity graduates are in such high demand by employers.
Quality facilities ensure learning is delivered in context, taught in a similar setting to real-world situations including exceptional simulation environments. New facilities including state-of-the-art technology for fitness and body function testing offer exercise and sport sciences students sophisticated training. Nursing students have access to fully equipped labs replicating a real hospital ward, while medical imaging and medical sonography are taught from new purpose-built multi-million dollar labs. Medical Sonography students have access to fully equipped labs replicating a real imaging department. The new CQUniversity Health Clinic at CQUniversity Rockhampton also provides clinical learning experiences to students.