Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ultrasound

Course overview

  • 6 months full time / 1 year part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July


Clinical ultrasound has made a dramatic impact on patient management in perioperative, critical care, emergency medicine, surgery and internal medicine environments. An expanding range of clinicians are now using clinical ultrasound, including those in primary care, remote and rural medicine, sports medicine, prehospital/paramedicine, nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, and other branches of allied health.

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ultrasound is part of a suite of courses developed by the renowned Ultrasound Education Group (UEG). This program is tailored to the needs of medical professionals looking to gain the expertise to perform and interpret complex medical ultrasound cases within their clinical practice.

Delivered 100% online, the Graduate Certificate will develop your skills in generating ultrasound images and transthoracic echocardiography, and provide an introduction to transesophageal echocardiography.

This course is usually reimbursed as Continuing Medical Education (CME).

Our clinical ultrasound courses are the only fully online Australian university courses that enable you to gain Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points while building towards an award qualification.

Who is this course for?

Designed for medical professionals wishing to obtain further expertise in ultrasound for clinical practice, this course is particularly valuable for rural GPs, anaesthetists, GPs, emergency physicians, surgeons and cardiologists, and other medical specialists.

Allied health specialists maybe be interested in completing individual subjects to enhance their practice.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.

Course aims

This course provides medical professionals with advanced knowledge needed to utilise ultrasound within their practice.


The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ultrasound is part of a nested suite of courses, designed for versatility. You can transform a Graduate Certificate into a Master, or start with a Master and exit early with a Graduate Diploma.