Graduate Diploma of Cardiac Ultrasound

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program offers studies for practising cardiac sonographers. It uses a combination of block classes of approximately one week's duration in each semester, web-based modules and clinical practice modules.

Course Fee:

Australian: $23,800
International: $35,800

Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor Degree in a relevant science or allied health field and a minimum of 3 months full-time equivalent prior supervised clinical experience in cardiac ultrasound. Students must also provide written proof of access to suitable clinical experience; must maintain access to suitable clinical experience for the duration of the course. It is recommended that students be engaged in cardiac ultrasound practice for a minimum of 3 days/week over a 2 year period, full-time equivalent, in an Australian or New Zealand clinical setting. Applicants must submit a completed Clinical Supervisor form with their application for admission in order to provide evidence of prior clinical experience and access to clinical experience.


96 credit points across a set program of study

Subjects you can Study:

Cardiac ultrasound

Further information:

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


Australasian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR)

Who for:

Cardiac Sonographers

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Related Careers:

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

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