This The Ophthalmology with Clinical 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.
By the end of your programme you should have acquired advanced knowledge about common eye disease and some specialities and be more confident in your clinical practice underpinned by a knowledge of the relevant current ophthalmic research.
You will also acquire skills in academic writing, problem based learning and group work, independent research and analytical skills.
Undertaking an MSc in Clinical Ophthalmic Practice is now considered a prerequisite for any specialist Ophthalmic nursing roles and can lead to opportunities to progress into advanced ophthalmic practice roles and Nurse consultant roles.
The Ophthalmology with Clinical Practice programme offered at the University College London is designed to help graduates acquire and apply knowledge and skills resulting from evidence-based research required for clinical practice.
- Anatomy and physiology
- Research and statistics
- Ophthalmic clinical case studies
- Clinical care in practice work-based portfolio
- Physical assessment of the ophthalmic patient
- Adnexal and orbital disease
- Glaucoma level
- Cornea, cataract, external diseases and refractive surgery
- Medical retina, vitreoretinal, systemic disease, uveitis and ocular oncology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- 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.
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- 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.
International14700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14700 GBP per year during 24 months.
National6450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6450 GBP per year during 24 months.
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