CQUniversity Australia

Bachelor of Echocardiography (Cardiac Physiology) / Graduate Diploma of Echocardiography

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

An Echocardiographer (or cardiac sonographer) is a health professional who uses a range of diagnostic tools, including ultrasonic equipment, to produce diagnostic images, video loops, laboratory data and three dimensional and four-dimensional volumes of cardiovascular anatomy.You will undertake a four-year full-time course of study, comprising a three-year undergraduate Bachelor of Echocardiography (Cardiac Physiology) and a one-year Graduate Diploma of Echocardiography.You will be able to apply your knowledge of cardiac physiology, measurement science and practical echocardiographic scanning skills in the diagnostic setting.


23 units (192 credit points).


  • Cardiac physiology
  • Echocardiography

Standard entry requirements

  • ATAR/SR:77English Language Proficiency RequirementsIf 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 within the last 5 years of:A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), orBachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4. Completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores as below:An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 7.0 with a minimum 7.0 in each subset
  • OrAn Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components
  • OrTest of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBt - 94 or better overall and no score less than 24 for listening and reading, 27 for writing, and 23 for speaking
  • OrPearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 65 with no sub-score less than 65.English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
CQUniversity Brisbane
  • ATAR: 77
  • Full-time : 4 years
CQUniversity Sydney
  • ATAR: 77
  • Full-time : 4 years

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