University of New South Wales

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19 months
40800 AUD/year
34080 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Optometry program from University of New South Wales is designed to provide you with advanced knowledge and clinical skills in vision science. You will be able to develop expertise in a number of fields such as contact lenses, visual neuroscience, myopia control, business skills, occupational optometry, and community eye health.


This Optometry program from University of New South Wales has been designed with a variety of teaching methods and intends to appeal to new and established practitioners who hold an undergraduate degree in optometry. On completion, you will have advanced disciplinary knowledge as well as the skills to meet the demands of the profession. The degree doesn’t provide clinical training for registration to practise as an optometrist in Australia.

Why choose this degree?

This degree gives you the choice of enrolling in the full postgraduate coursework program to obtain further qualifications, or you can complete individual courses for your continuing professional education.

Who should choose this degree?

Professional, practising optometrists take this degree to upskill and increase their credentials and specialisations.

Career opportunities

  • Advanced training to enhance clinical practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence Based Optometry
  • Community Eye Health Project
  • Research Skills in Optometry
  • Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 19 months

Start dates & application deadlines




72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 081122G

  • The minimum requirement is the equivalent of a three-year AQF level 7 Bachelor degree in Optometry with a credit average. Students with an average between 60 and 65 will be considered for admission at the discretion of the Postgraduate Coordinator taking into consideration performance in Optometry courses completed in the undergraduate program.Prospective international students should note that they will need to meet the University's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40800 AUD per year and a duration of 19 months.
  • National

    34080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34080 AUD per year and a duration of 19 months.


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