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


      The Master of 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.

      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 Master of Clinical Ultrasound will develop your understanding of 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 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

      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 working medical professionals, the course’s flexible online delivery allows you to continue practising while you study.

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


      The Master of 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.