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Bachelor of Medical Sonography/Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography Central Queensland University - CQU

4.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews
Ranked #18 in our University Rankings
Bachelor Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Enhance your employability by studying the Bachelor of Medical Sonography and Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography – a course that is the first of its kind in Australia and allows you to enter a niche medical profession with no prior degree in health sciences.

Medical Sonographers take diagnostic images using ultrasonic equipment to create still, video or 3D studies of anatomy and diagnostic data. They scan, analyse and modify images to optimize the information and require highly developed patient care and communication skills.

The Bachelor of Medical Sonography/Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography prepares you to practise as a Sonographer or Ultrasonographer. Employment opportunities...

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Additional Information

You will be prepared for 55 weeks of clinical placement, Australia wide, at private and public hospitals and clinics, large and small. Placements a...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Medical Sonography/Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography Central Queensland University - CQU based on 3 reviews
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July 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: It provides clinical placement that is really hard to find when entering the profession through a post graduate degree. It’s also the only undergraduate course if it’s kind that allows students to become qualified sonographers after completing the degree.

Negatives: I find that some of the unit coordinators aren...

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July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: The ability to work closest with your tutors and be provided constant feedback and assistance. The ability to do physical practice and be provided practical sessions to build on scanning skills on students aids in preparation for placements and theory of the course and work environment.

Negatives: Unfortunately ...

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: really good with the actual sonography aspect as in the first few weeks you already start learning about the profession and how to read ultrasounds, however the anatomy subject is very full-on and the research skills subject is unnecessary

My advice to future students is: Be prepared to put a lot of time into th...

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