Canterbury Christ Church University
Key Course Facts
This course provides you with a sound knowledge of the scientific principles and technologies in ultrasound.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (PgC MSK US) is designed for practicing healthcare practitioners, with a relevant first degree, who wish to increase their scope of clinical practice to include musculoskeletal ultrasound. The PgC MSK US is most relevant to physiotherapists and sonographers; however it is also beneficial for radiographers, sports therapists, medical doctors and researchers.
Successful completion of the PgC MSK US will enable you to obtain a formal ultrasound qualification to practice musculoskeletal ultrasound safely and effectively.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- International Foundation
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, PgCert, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
You must be registered with either the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC), the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) or the General Medical Council (GMC). You should have a relevant first degree (e.g. BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy or BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography). Ideally, this should be a first-class degree or a 2:1.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Canterbury Christ Church University
Founded in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) has two campuses for Undergraduates, with one being located in the urban setting of the town of Canterbury, Kent and the other in Medway. Students come from afar to take this university’s STEM courses in the subjects of Medicine and Engineering, as well as their more than 200 Undergraduate courses on a wide variety of subjects.
Student composition of Canterbury Christ Church University
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Musculoskeletal Ultrasound PgCert PgCert||Brunel University||-||-||-||£3380||£6180||-||Uxbridge||On campus Part-time|
|Medical Ultrasound PgDip||City University London||-||-||-||£4245||-||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Medical Imaging (Ultrasound) MSc||University of Cumbria||-||-||-||£10000||-||-||Carlisle||On campus Full-time|
|Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging PgCert||University of Essex||-||-||-||-||-||-||Colchester||On campus Part-time|
|Musculoskeletal Ultrasound PgCert||Canterbury Christ Church University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Canterbury||On campus Part-time|
|Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound PgCert||Liverpool Hope University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Liverpool||On campus Part-time|