Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Clinical Ophthalmic Practice

24 months
9800 GBP/year
4300 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Clinical Ophthalmic Practice programme offered at the University College London (UCL) will allow students to develop advanced knowledge of the eye, eye diseases and treatment and the research underpinning clinical practice.


The Clinical Ophthalmic Practice programme offered at the University College London (UCL) is delivered by ophthalmologists, researchers and nurses who are at the forefront of ophthalmic research clinical practice at the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital Trust – both institutions will be involved in the teaching.

The programme is designed to help graduates acquire and apply knowledge and skills resulting from evidence-based research required for clinical practice.


Students will be able to apply for Ophthalmic nursing roles and will be eligible for further postgraduate study at UCL.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Research and Statistics
  • Ophthalmic Clinical Case Studies
  • Clinical Care in Practice Work-Based Portolio

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second-class Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Candidates will need to have a professional healthcare qualification (in nursing or an allied healthcare profession). 
  • Students are also required to have at least one year’s ophthalmic experience and to be currently working in the field of ophthalmology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4300 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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