BOU PGDMU Syllabus & Details | Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound Details

Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound shortly PGDMU is one of the popular courses available in most colleges and universities in the country. Thousands of students around the country study the course.

Many students in this country want to get admitted to the course, but for many reasons, they can’t make their dream come true. With this in mind, Bangladesh Open University has spread its range and branches for the leg behind students.

Bangladesh Open University offers Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound shortly PGDMU course under the School of Science and Technology. In this article, we will discuss details about the BOU PGDMU syllabus & details.

BOU PGDMU Syllabus & Details

Medical ultrasound is a diagnostic imaging technique based on the application of ultrasound. It is used to see internal body structures such as tendons, muscles, joints, blood vessels, and internal organs. Its aim is often to find a disease source or exclude any pathology. Examining pregnant women using ultrasound is called obstetric ultrasound and is widely used. Here are the details about the course.

Program Code  57
Level  Post-Graduation
Number of Semesters  02
Each Semester Duration  06 months
Total Credit  72
Duration of the Program  1 year
Registration Validity  2 years (Since admission)
Eligible Criteria Candidates must have MBBS or equivalent degree having registration from Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC)
Enrollment  Once in a Year (January)
Selection Criteria  Admission Test

Aims and Objectives of the Program

  •  To create opportunities for acquiring knowledge and skill in Medical Ultrasound.
  • To produce sufficient sonologists available for taking care of community health.
  • To train medical doctors for effective and scientific diagnosis of patients and write reports on a case basis using ultrasound machines.
  • To produce trained and skilled sonologists to meet the growing demand in clinical
    ultrasound and imaging at home and abroad.

PGDMU Course Total Cost

The aims and objectives of the program are to produce sufficient sonologists with the necessary knowledge and skill about ultrasound to take care of community health. The duration of the program is one year (two semesters).

A learner has to complete 30 credits to receive the degree. A maximum of 40 to 50 learners will be admitted to each study center of BOU. The number of seats may also vary per the decision of the BOU authority. Here are the total costs you have to pay for this course.

Required Fees Amount in TK
Application Form and Admission Guide  1000
Each Course Fee (5 Course/Learner)  6000
Registration Fee  1000
ID Card Fee  200
Examination Fee (Each course)  1000
Library Fee  100
Semester Mark Sheet  100
Provisional Certificate  0
Main Certificate  0
Transcript  0
Final Mark Sheet  0
Academic Calendar Fee  100
Seminar Fee  3000
Others  500

PGDMU Course Syllabus

In Bangladesh, few public and private institutions offer training programs in clinical ultrasound. BOU is the only public university that offers ultrasound education throughout the country and may accommodate many learners.

Considering the growing demands from both learners and the job market, the School of Science and Technology (SST) has launched Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound (PGDMU) to provide practical and effective academic knowledge to its learners in medical ultrasound using a blended mode of delivery. So all need to know about the PGDMU course syllabus.

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credits
PGDMU 1301 Physics and Instrumentation of Ultrasound* 3
PGDMU 1302 Cross-sectional Anatomy and Pathophysiology-I* 3
PGDMU 1303 Ultrasound of Adult and Pediatrics Abdomen* 4
PGDMU 1304 Ultrasound of Superficial Structure* 3
PGDMU 1305 Comprehensive Training – I 2
Total 15

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credits
PGDMU 2306 Cross-sectional Anatomy and Pathophysiology-II* 3
PGDMU 2307 Obstetrics and Gynaecological Ultrasound * 4 4
PGDMU 2308 Neurosonology and Vascular Ultrasound * 3 3
PGDMU 2309 Clinical Ultrasonography and other Diagnostic
Imaging Modalities* 2
PGDMU 2310 Comprehensive Training- II 3 3
Total 15

Admission Form and Learners Guide may be collected from the Regional Center (RC) or website after advertisement for admission into the program in national daily newspapers, TV, and BOU Website. To know more, visit PGDMU details.