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Cardiac Ultrasound (Part-Time)

Middlesex University
London, Great Britain
Part-time
€76.80/Credit
226 Points
Duration
2 Years
Language
English

Program Description

Following the British Society of Echocardiography syllabus, this Cardiac Ultrasound course meets the practical, theoretical and technical demands of a specialised career in healthcare.

This course is designed for healthcare practitioners, including sonographers and physiologists, already working in the field of cardiac ultrasound. However, it is also suitable for graduates, who are interested in a research or an academic career, and will provide you with the knowledge and skills required for further study at doctoral level.

Course highlights:

- Opportunity to gain expert understanding of the latest scientific laboratory equipment including use of the clinical skills laboratory and echocardiographic machines.
- Industry-experienced tutors that are hands-on and supportive — all our teaching staff are involved in research and many are pioneers in their own field.
- Work-based experience that can contribute towards the award.
- Suitable preparation for the national examinations in echocardiography.
- Free electronic textbook for every module.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Insitute (TEI)
6
English Level
Michigan Proficiency (ECPE)
B
or
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
B
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
A
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
IGCSE
C
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
58
or
IELTS
6.5
or
TOEFL (internet based)
87
or
PTE
58
Professional Experience
Required working experience related to the Program
Up to 6 months
Required Documents
CV
Certified Copy of the Degree Certificate/Diploma
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Personal Statement - Motivation Letter
Detailed Transcript
Academic Reference Letter (1st)
Student Visa
Professional Reference Letter
Academic Reference Letter (2nd)
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Notes:

Information about qualifications:

  • We welcome applications from graduates with a degree in a health or science-based subject.
  • Applicants must arrange a relevant clinical placement for at least six months before starting the course, if they are not already working in a cardiac ultrasound department.

Other accepted qualifications:

  • We welcome applications from graduates with a degree, or an equivalent qualification.
  • Applicants normally have a background in clinical physiology but those from other healthcare professions (e.g. registered nurse, clinical exercise physiologist, physiotherapist and medical practitioners) are also welcomed to apply.
  • We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years' work experience in clinical physiology.
  • Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Alternative English language requirements:

  • ESB ESOL International: Level 2‐Step 1
  • European Baccalaureate Language 1: Grade 7.0
  • European Baccalaureate Language 2: Grade 7.0
  • Language Cert International ESOL B2 SELT (SELT version ONLY): B2 High Pass overall and min 33/50 in each skill
  • Duolingo: Overall 110

More information:

  • Only applicants, who are have secured in the UK a relevant placement or employed in a department or service which is prepared and able to provide the relevant clinical training, would be considered for the pathway, which includes a work-based learning module, Clinical Practice. All other applicants would be considered for the other pathway, which includes a theory-based module, Advanced Clinical Skills.
  • Academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study if you have relevant qualifications or work experience.

Curriculum

Modules

Advanced Signal Processing (15 credits) - Compulsory

Biomedical Ethics and Law (15 credits) - Compulsory

Cardiac Ultrasound (15 credits) - Compulsory

Experimental Design and Statistics (15 credits) - Compulsory

Leadership and Management (15 credits) - Compulsory

Research Project (60 credits) - Compulsory

Careers

This course is designed for healthcare practitioners, including physicians, nurses and physiologists, already working in the field of cardiopulmonary ultrasound.

Graduates of this master’s degree will be qualified to work as specialised cardiac physiologists or other healthcare professionals in the NHS or aboard.

Graduates can progress into careers in organisations such as:

  • NHS
  • General Electric Co
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Siemens
  • Medtronic
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