Close up of someone having an abdominal ultrasound.

Professional course

Negotiated Specialist Ultrasound Practice (2)

30 credit, Masters level module

About this course

Course code:
Professional/Short Course
Allied Health Professions
Programme leader:
Antonio Sassano

Page last updated 2 November 2017


The content of this Masters level module will be defined following discussions between yourself, the module leader and your manager, and will result in a learning contract being drawn up.

You will be allocated to an action learning set, which will consist of a group practitioners each involved in a separate work-based learning activity.

You will maintain regular contact with each other to discuss the problems you face within your respective sub-specialities.



Your negotiated learning contract will specify exactly how the module learning outcomes will be achieved. Clinical assessment areas will also be defined as a result of discussions, and subject specific competencies must be demonstrated in all areas.

Potential areas for study will be negotiated and could include a sub-speciality of areas such as:

Obstetric ultrasound

  • First-trimester anomaly scanning
  • Fetal echocardiography

Gynaecological ultrasound

  • Fertility and sub-fertility scanning
  • Screening for ovarian cancer

General medical ultrasound

  • Paediatric
  • Musculo-skeletal Superficial parts e.g. breast ultrasound

Vascular ultrasound

  • Upper limb assessment

Learning and Teaching

Negotiated specialist ultrasound practice (2) will be delivered using a variety of approaches, which may include; work-based, action and problem-centred learning, enquiry-based learning, supervised clinical practice, negotiated learning contracts, facilitated learning in the workplace, key lectures, debates, seminars and student presentations.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Please visit full fee information to see the price brackets for our modules.

Funding may be available to support your learning. Please contact your Trust Education Lead. If you work in the Private, Independent and Voluntary Sector, please contact your employer who will advise you.


Please see our timetable for full date information. 

How to apply

How to apply

You will apply online for your CPD modules, which you can take as stand-alone courses or as part of an undergraduate (level 3) or postgraduate (Masters level) programme.

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