MSK Ultrasound PG Cert - Brunel University London - The Ultrasound Site

University accredited MSK ultrasound training

Brunel University London, CASE accredited, PG Cert in Musculoskeletal ultrasound

Brunel University London MSK ultrasound PG Cert

Since 2013 we have been providing weekend CPD courses for topics related to MSK Ultrasound. We are delighted to now be working in partnership with Brunel University London and the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education. We offer a PG Cert MSK Ultrasound program in partnership with Brunel University and accredited and reviewed by CASE, a mark of quality and rigour with regards to ultrasound educational standards. We are passionate about the quality of training we offer.

We provide expert teaching for this MSK Ultrasound PG Cert, from full-time clinicians using musculoskeletal ultrasound in NHS and private practice roles, in point of care and in radiology services. This is a unique teaching offering in combination with a fantastic University and facilities.

Why choose this course?

Expert MSK sonography tutors, working full-time in clinical point of care and radiology roles.

High quality, evidence based teaching content with innovative AV equipment use.

Small student numbers per scanner for practical sessions

Each course has a selection of high-specification ultrasound machines so you can experience a variety of manufacturers and models.

Our tutors are committee members of several national ultrasound groups

High tutor to student ratio, giving you lots of feedback on your skills.

This programme comprises of two different modules. The PG Cert modules are positioned within the M level postgraduate physiotherapy programme, emphasising the focus on clinical integration of this unique and dynamic imaging modality. On successful completion of both modules, you’ll graduate with an MSK Ultrasound PG Cert.

The ‘Integrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasound into Practice’ module also includes a situational work based learning experience and assessment. Before commencing the experience you’ll be required to arrange a clinical mentor.


This course can be studied 1 year part-time, starting in September.

PH5638 – The Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

This module aims to develop the practical skill of performing a diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound examination. Core foundation topics such as science and technology including physics, knobology, image optimisation will be addressed in taught lectures and through supporting online material.


PH5639 – Integrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasound into Practice

Within this module we aim to develop your ability to recognise pathology on imaging, report it accurately but also develop an understanding of the evidence base surrounding the impact that those sonographic findings have upon a patient pathways.

Full details and applications via Brunel University London here


Webinar: The Role of Diagnostic Ultrasound in the Management of MSK patients (12.05.2021)

This evening presentation summarises what MSK ultrasound is, and what structures and pathologies (relating to muscle, nerve, tendon bone and joints) can be seen with it. The routes for training will also be discussed including the structure of the PG Cert at Brunel University London. Perfect for those looking to start their journey and understand more about this rapidly advancing imaging modality!