Bachelor of Diagnostic Ultrasound

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Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences (Radiography), Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences (Radiography)
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: Bachelor of Diagnostic Ultrasound
Programme Code: B9M03Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 480
SAQA: 91751

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


The purpose of the qualification is to develop a competent professional, who has a thorough knowledge and the skills required for the profession of Diagnostic Ultrasound and who has gained experience in applying such knowledge and skills in accredited workplaces.
Successful completion of this qualification will entitle the student to register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Sonographer.

Career Opportunities

Practitioners uses high frequency sound waves to produce images of body structures.


Admission Requirements

30 September 2022

Selection Process

Minimum APS 30
English 5(60%+)
Mathematics 4(50%+)
Mathematical Literacy not accepted
Physical Sciences 4(50%+)
Life Sciences 5(60%+)
*Additional subject 1 and 2 must be minimum 4 (50%+)

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