Graduate Diploma in Cardiac Sonography

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Cardiac sonography at Western

This course provides graduate entry training in cardiac sonography (echocardiography). From the first year of study our students spend extensive time within clinical environments, where you will develop essential skills such as image acquisition and measurement and interpretation. Through our comprehensive learning framework including real-world experience, our students develop the necessary analytical and theoretical skills to draw conclusions and produce reports.

The Graduate Diploma in Cardiac Sonography will provide you with the confidence and skills to perform professionally as a Cardiac Sonographer, through continual professional development (CPD) and exposure to advanced and leading edge imaging technologies throughout the course. This includes fostering strong communication skills, which are essential when working closely with colleagues and patients in a professional environment.

On successful completion of this program, graduates will be eligible for registration by the Australian Sonographers Accreditation Registry.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $31,520*

Delivery: On campus


This course is only available to domestic students. Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.

Postgraduate Study Information

Looking for a career change? Hoping to gain a new professional qualification that will help take your career further? Or just hoping to expand your horizons? Western’s range of diverse postgraduate degrees provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skillset in a supportive and flexible learning environment that enables you to thrive in your chosen field. 

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GE Healthcare Cardiac Sonography Scholarship

GE Healthcare is a diverse business covering the health spectrum from medical imaging, information technologies, medical diagnostics and patient monitoring systems through to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and solutions services.

The GE Healthcare Cardiac Sonography Scholarship is valued at $10,000 per year for the duration of the degree.

Find out where this opportunity could take you. 

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.