Graduate Diploma in Clinical Ultrasound

Course overview

  • 1 year full time / 2 years part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July


Developed by the renowned Ultrasound Education Group (UEG) The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Ultrasound is part of a suite of courses. Tailored to the needs of medical professionals, this course provides students with the expertise and confidence to perform and interpret complex medical ultrasound cases within their clinical practice.

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.

Delivered 100% online, the Graduate Diploma provides a diagnostic-level knowledge base in valve assessment, complex cardiovascular pathology, comprehensive reporting, and a focus on transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE).

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

Who is this course for?

This program is designed for medical professionals who wish to obtain further expertise in ultrasound for clinical practice. It is particularly valuable for anaesthetists, GPs, emergency physicians, surgeons, cardiologists, and other medical specialists. Tailored to the needs of medical professionals, the course’s flexible online delivery allows you to continue practising while you study.

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.

Who you will learn from

Learn from a range of practicing experts including anaesthetists, surgeons, intensive care professionals, emergency physicians, echocardiographers and sonographers.


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