Graduate Diploma of Medical Ultrasound

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program offers studies in medical ultrasound. Students are given the scientific basis for understanding, using and evaluating relevant equipment and techniques.

Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in medical radiation or a relevant allied health field (eg. Nursing, podiatry or physiotherapy); and provide written proof of access to suitable clinical experience in medical ultrasound for the duration of the course. In accordance with the Australasian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR) Program Accreditation Guidelines, it is recommended that students be engaged in medical ultrasound practice for a minimum of three days per week over a two year period, full-time equivalent, in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting.


96 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Medical ultrasound

Further information:

This course is available part-time only. It is external only and only available to Australian citizens or permanent residents, and New Zealand citizens.


Australasian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR).

Who for:

Radiographers, medical imaging technologists and nuclear medicine technologists

Related Careers:

Medical Imaging Technologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info No Online 2 years
Gardens Point No info No Part time 2 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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