Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

40 credits

Next course date




Module description

About this module 

The module focuses on development of competence in assessment of a broad range of general medical ultrasound referrals. This includes recognition and interpretation of ultrasound findings in common/ complex pathologies of the abdomen and male pelvis and normal appearances / common pathologies of the female pelvis.

There are a total of 400 total learning hours for the module, which includes seven full days of on campus teaching / tutorials and directed study tasks. In addition, you will require access to a suitable clinical placement for a recommended minimum of 14 hours (two days) per week supervised scanning practice for the duration of the module.

To enrol to this module:

  • you must be studying or have completed the Principles of Medical Ultrasound module (or an equivalent qualification).
  • you must have access to a recommended minimum of two days per week supervised scanning practice with a named ultrasound mentor.

Entry is subject to discussion with module leader and completion of a practice based agreement.

Who is this course for 

All Health Professionals

Fees and funding

2021/22 Fees (August 2021 - July 2022)

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £2,000.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at

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Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.