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Postgraduate - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Monash University offers two postgraduate programs in medical ultrasound.

The Master of Medical Ultrasound course is aimed at health care professionals who are working in clinical ultrasound for a minimum of three days per week and who wish to become qualified sonographers and then have the option to proceed to undertake research training. The course is structured to enable completion at graduate certificate, graduate diploma and masters level.

The Master of Medical Radiations course offers stream-specific study in the disciplines of medical ultrasound and radiation therapy. This area of study provides graduates interested in medical radiations, with the academic, clinical and professional framework that will enable them to be employed in their chosen discipline as competent and qualified medical sonographers or radiation therapists.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

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3433 Master of Medical Ultrasound