Clinical Ultrasound, Postgraduate Certificate | Online (optional) | CQUniversity Australia | Melbourne, Australia
Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online

Clinical Ultrasound

6 months
15000 AUD/full
14004 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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This Clinical Ultrasound program from CQUniversity Australia  provides a professional development opportunity for qualified healthcare professionals in general medicine, emergency medicine and paramedic science to acquire knowledge and skills in the use of ultrasound as a focused diagnostic tool at the point of care.


Develop your knowledge of ultrasound with emphasis on interpretation of anatomical structures and ruling out pathology, while also learning transducer manipulation techniques and skills to optimise ultrasound images for documentation. You will acquire ultrasound skills and image interpretation training during scheduled residential schools in our clinical sonography labs. This course is available to study in Term 3 and is best studied full-time. 

Career Opportunities 

The Graduate Certificate of Clinical Ultrasound program from CQUniversity Australia enables healthcare professionals, such as doctors, paramedics, physiotherapists, podiatrists, chiropractors and nurses to extend their field of expertise to include the production and interpretation of focused point of care diagnostic ultrasound images. This will see graduates enhancing their employment and career advancement opportunities as clinicians able to use focused point of care ultrasound.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science and Instrumentation of Ultrasound
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound for Point of Care
  •  Bedside Cardiac Ultrasound for Point of Care
  •  Procedural Ultrasound for Point of Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




24 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 103523E
  • To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must demonstrate they meet the below criteria:
  • ·A completed Bachelor Degree in any science or health-related area, or equivalent;
  • OR
  • ·Applicants who have not successfully completed a Bachelor Degree, can be admitted based on the following study:
  •  One year full time equivalent Bachelor degree study in first year level units, in any science or health-related area; AND
  •  One year full time equivalent Bachelor degree study in second year level or third year level units (or combination), in any science or health-related area. English Language Requirements If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    14004 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14004 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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