MSc Medical Ultrasound - Study Information


Enrolment and Induction will take place on Monday 2 October 2017

Please follow the links for the MSc Medical Ultrasound and Science & Instrumentation seminars for 2017/18.


Frequently Asked Questions







Parking is available to postgraduate students - please use Car Park 1 in the college. 


There is plentiful accommodation near the AECC and surrounding areas. For more information, visit our accommodation page.

Nearest train station

The nearest train station to the AECC is Pokesdown (for Boscombe). The college is around a 10 minutes drive from the main Bournemouth train station.



MSc Medical Ultrasound

Science and Instrumentation pre-seminar information

In order to enhance learning experience it is recommended that you carry out some preliminary preparation prior to attending the Science and Instrumentation seminar.  You are advised to familiarise and gain some understanding of the following key subject areas:

  • basic principles of ultrasound physics
  • ultrasound equipment and controls to optimise ultrasound images
  • ultrasound quality assurance criteria for safe practice
  • ultrasound safety guidelines

You are also advised to access the following websites to inform themselves and expand their knowledge and understanding of the topics highlighted above. These are:

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)

BMUS Safety Guidelines

European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB)

National Physical Laboratory (NPL)

Health Effectsof Exposureto Ultrasound and Infrasound (2010).

Report of the independent Advisory Group on Non-ionising Radiation. Health Protection Agency (HPA).

Quality Assurance of Ultrasound Imaging Systems:

The Society of Radiographers:

Ter Haar, G. and Duck, F.A., 2000. The safe use of ultrasound in medical diagnosis. British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS) and British Institute of Radiology (BIR).

Hoskins, P., Thrush, A., Martin, K., and Whittingam, T., 2010. Diagnostic Ultrasound: Physics and Equipment. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Dudley, N., Evans, T., Hoskins P., Watson, A., Starritt, H., 2010. Quality Assurance of Ultrasound Imaging Systems IPEM Report No 102.  York: IPEM.



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