Bachelor of Medical Sonography / Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography


This course is a four-year bachelor degree and postgraduate diploma designed to develop clinical skills. It incorporates extensive clinical experience, allowing students to apply skills and knowledge to real-life situations. Focusing on regional and rural communities, the program will enable students to complete clinical placement at a suitable health provider in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Upon completion, students will be an accredited Sonographer, ready to perform all major types of ultrasound examinations, with the exception of echocardiography.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent.


27 units (192 credit points).

Subjects you can Study:

Medical sonography

Further information:

Some units have compulsory residential schools. Many second and third year units include compulsory laboratory sessions. Students must undertake a minimum of 55 weeks of clinical study in the workplace. Clinical placements will be undertaken at a range of locations throughout QLD, NSW and VIC in both metropolitan and rural areas. Not all years of the course are available at all locations. Some units within the course are only available to study online. Due to the number of clinical placements, entry numbers are limited. Recommended Study: Biology, English, Maths, Physics and Science


The Bachelor of Medical Sonography and Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography is accredited by the Australasian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR). Students must complete both parts of the program to gain accreditation. The external accreditation body Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry sets the maximum time that individuals may be on the ASAR Registry as a Student Sonographer. This has been set at five years from the date of initial entry onto the registry, meaning students must complete the program of study within five years of your student registration date in order to qualify as an accredited Sonographer.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00219C

Related Careers:

Medical Imaging Technologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CQUniversity Perth No info No Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Sydney 80.3 No Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Brisbane No info No Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Melbourne 82.75 No Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea No info No Full time 4 years
CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest and fastest-growing footprints of any university in Australia. It has quickly become Australia's largest regional university. Already renowned as one of the nation's most inclusive universities, CQUniversity is now also a more comprehensive university following the merger with CQ TAFE in 2014. They have opened the doors wider, making university more accessible and applicable to more people.

Students can choose from more than 300 TAFE and university courses on offer across dozens of disciplines, including Apprenticeships, Trades and Training, Business, Accounting and Law, Creative, Performing and Visual Arts, Education and Humanities, Engineering and Built Environment, Engineering Trades, Health, Information Technology and Digital Media, Psychology, Social Work and Community Services, Science and Environment, Service Industries, Transport and Safety Sciences and Work and English, Study and Work Preparation.

Students can study on-campus at one of the many locations around Australia, or by distance education and benefit from ongoing support and access to dedicated Distance Education Study Centres and hubs located across Australia.

Courses are designed alongside industry and delivered by award-winning and highly experienced teaching professionals using a practical approach, ensuring students graduate with up-to-date, real-world skills.

Provider CRICOS: 00219C

Is the information on this page correct? Request update

Request Information
Receive information from institutions offering similar courses

Related courses