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Ultrasound Physics CPPD

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

Course overview

This module will provide you with the underpinning academic knowledge of ultrasound and instrumentation and the associated artefacts, hazards and safety implications, so that you can apply this material to the clinical situation and operate the equipment in a safe and professional manner, providing the best images possible to allow for accurate diagnosis.

Module dates

Dates for the 2020/21 Academic Year will be made available in the Summer of 2020. Please register your interest via the button to the right in order to receive details of this module's availability when these become available.



Prerequisite knowledge

Non-EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

A BSc (hons) 2:1 or above in a relevant health related subject and a clinical placement for three days per week in a recognised clinical ultrasound department are needed prior to entry.

Co-requisites: For the ultrasound programme this is a core module and should be chosen in association with the Developing Advanced Practice module and a clinical module(s).

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English., the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0 (minimum 7 in all categories)

Module leaders

  • Alison Rawlings

    Alison is a Radiographer specialising in medical ultrasound and joined City University London in 2017. She is currently the Joint Interim Programme Director for the Medical Ultrasound programme, as well as module leader for Ultrasound Physics and Work Based Learning in Practice. She also teaches on the undergraduate Radiography programmes.