Master of Clinical Ultrasound

      Course overview

      • 18 months full time / 3 years part time
      • Online
      • Available to domestic and international students.
      • Start Year Intake - March and Mid Year Intake - July


      Clinical ultrasound has made a dramatic impact on patient management in peri-operative, 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.

      Developed by the renowned Ultrasound Education Group (UEG), the University of Melbourne’s clinical ultrasound courses are tailored to the needs of medical professionals looking to gain the expertise to perform and interpret complex medical ultrasound cases within their clinical practice.

      Throughout this 100% online masters degree, you will focus on 3D echocardiography and new technologies such as Intra-cardiac Echo (ICE). Other topics include congenital, obstetric and medical conditions. A major focus is on research methods and ultrasound literature. You will conclude with advanced case studies practicum, to demonstrate your knowledge of a range of complex cases.

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

      Course aims

      The University of Melbourne’s Ultrasound Education Group (UEG) was founded in 2004 by Professors Alistair and Colin Royse. As well as a substantial research output, the group specialises in the delivery of workshops, training programs and rich online courses to enhance the skills of medical professionals. The aim of the clinical ultrasound suite is to provide advanced knowledge to specialist craft groups to facilitate the use of ultrasound relevant to their specialties.

      Related pathway courses

      This course is part of a study pathway, designed to be undertaken in three stages. Beginning with the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ultrasound, you can choose to exit or proceed to the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Ultrasound. At completion of the Diploma, you can advance to the Master of Clinical Ultrasound.