Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma in Sonography

Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma in Sonography
SIT offers stackable postgraduate modular courses in Sonography with clinical focus to deepen and broaden the skills of healthcare professionals to apply scientific learning, specialist knowledge and advanced practical skills on the clinical applications of ultrasound specialisation. This is in response to Singapore’s efforts in building a future-ready healthcare workforce for an ageing population facing chronic diseases that need good and accurate diagnosis.

Arising from this, there is increased demand for postgraduate education and training with clinical focus in postgraduate sonography. These postgraduate modular courses are available as independent modules, each carrying 6 credits which can be stacked towards qualifications in Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in sonography.

CGPA – Cumulative Grade Point Average

Postgraduate Certificate in Sonography

Awarded to candidates who pass any of the 4 modules (inclusive of 2 compulsory modules), totalling 24 credits, with a CGPA of ≥ 2.5 to be completed within a 3 year period.

Participants will need to take 2 compulsory and 2 additional modules.
  • • DRG6101 Ultrasound Physics, Instrumentation and Quality Assurance*
  • • DRG6102 Abdominal Ultrasound*
  • • DRG6103 Pelvic Sonography*
  • • DRG6104 Obstetric Sonography
  • • DRG6105 Small Parts Ultrasound
  • • DRG6106 Vascular Sonography
  • • DRG6107 Musculoskeletal Sonography*
  • • DRG6108 Neonatal and Paediatric Sonography
  • • HSC6002 Evidence Based Practice and Ethics

The Sonography modules currently offered can be taken individually.

*SkillsFuture funding is available

Postgraduate Diploma in Sonography^

Awarded to candidates who pass any of the 8 modules (inclusive of 3 compulsory modules), totalling 48 credits, with a CGPA of ≥ 2.5 to be completed within a 5 year period.

Participants will need to take 3 compulsory and 5 additional modules.
  • • DRG6101 Ultrasound Physics, Instrumentation and Quality Assurance*
  • • DRG6102 Abdominal Ultrasound*
  • • DRG6103 Pelvic Sonography*
  • • DRG6104 Obstetric Sonography
  • • DRG6105 Small Parts Ultrasound
  • • DRG6106 Vascular Sonography
  • • DRG6107 Musculoskeletal Sonography*
  • • DRG6108 Neonatal and Paediatric Sonography
  • • HSC6002 Evidence Based Practice and Ethics

The Sonography modules currently offered can be taken individually.

*SkillsFuture funding is available
^ The Postgraduate Diploma in Sonography is currently pending approval from authorities.

Who Should Attend

  • • Radiographers practising ultrasound
  • • Healthcare professionals involved in ultrasound work

Prerequisites

Participants must have relevant ultrasound related experience (preferably at least 1 year of working experience as an independent sonographer).

Assessment and Certificate

An SITLEARN Certificate of Attainment for each module will be issued to participants who:
  • • Attend at least 75% of each module, and
  • • Participants who pass the Assessment criteria of the respective module will earn 6 credits, which are stackable for Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma qualifications.
  • • Candidates who pass 4 modules (totalling 24 credits) with a CGPA of 2.5 or more will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Sonography by Singapore Institute of Technology.
  • • Candidates who pass 8 modules (totalling 48 credits) with a CGPA of 2.5 or more will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Sonography by Singapore Institute of Technology.
  • • Full-time: 1 year
  • • Part-time: 2-3 years
  • • Each module is around 12-14 weeks in duration
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