PG Diploma Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging

In Colchester

£ 4,200 + VAT


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  • Duration

    5 Years


About the course
We understand that you may not have the time to do a full-time degree, so our CPD pathways allow you to study flexibly, in the way that best suits you

The structure, mode of delivery and level of support allow you to progress towards a qualification at postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or Masters level

We offer this musculoskeletal pathway which enable you, as a clinician, to access high quality education related to this modality

Theoretical, practical and clinical skills are explored to ensure students are equipped with skills required in the workplace

Students will need access to an appropriately qualified mentor to complete this pathway and the university can provide some assistance with contacts for independent mentors

There are many complex professional issues associated with musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging, these are explored in this pathway with a particular emphasis on the requirement for practitioners to have adequate knowledge of musculoskeletal medicine to facilitate their clinical decision making skills

We will:
Provide you with critical understanding of the key concepts underlying musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging
Provide with the opportunity to acquire musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging skills
Ensure that you acquire a range of transferable employment related skills
Enable you to evaluate and respond to professional considerations related to musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging

Provide you with skills to access and critically appraise research findings to develop their own evidence-based practice
Enhance your understanding of the essential principles of research design and to conduct an extensive piece of independent research including: planning, formulating, designing, choosing research methods, collecting data, analysing, interpreting and writing-up
Professional accreditation
This pathway is currently seeking accreditation from the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Ultrasound




Colchester (Essex)
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Wivenhoe Park, CO4 3SQ


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Course programme

Example structure
Postgraduate study is the chance to take your education to the next level. The combination of compulsory and optional modules means our courses help you develop extensive knowledge in your chosen discipline, whilst providing plenty of freedom to pursue your own interests. Our research-led teaching is continually evolving to address the latest challenges and breakthroughs in the field, therefore to ensure your course is as relevant and up-to-date as possible your core module structure may be subject to change.
For many of our courses you’ll have a wide range of optional modules to choose from – those listed in this example structure are, in many instances, just a selection of those available. Our Programme Specification gives more detail about the structure available to our current postgraduate students, including details of all optional modules

Additional information

We are committed to embedding the NHS Constitution Values (which are strongly reflected in our University values) into everything we do They define the behaviours and expectations of all our staff and students underpinning the work we do in the university, clinical arena and other workplaces We understand that not all of our students and staff are employed within the NHS but these values uphold the underlying principles of excellent care as a standard, and as such we expect that anyone who cares for others will aspire to uphold these values For us, involving not only our students, but service users, experts by experience, carers and NHS/non NHS professionals in the creation and delivery of all programmes is vital Our expert staff We have a range of university staff and external expert specialists who work with us, including Mark Maybury, extended scope practitioner, physiotherapist and sonographer; Professor B Dasgupta, Consultant Rheumatologist and Dr S Perera, Consultant Radiologist, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Specialist facilities The School of Health and Human Sciences is located at two sites; in the Kimmy Eldridge building on the Colchester campus and in the Gateway Building on the Southend campus As one of our CPD students, you may be taking modules at either campus or online to suit your needs, which means that you can access facilities across both campuses as required Previous Next

PG Diploma Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging

£ 4,200 + VAT