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Optometry and Visual Science

University of South-Eastern Norway

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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About

The Master of Science in Optometry and Visual Science at University of South-Eastern Norway will give people with a BSc in optometry specialist competency in clinical optometry and visual science. You can choose to specialize in general practice optometry or in orthoptics and paediatric optometry. You can choose to study full time or part time.

Overview

The Master of Science in Optometry and Visual Science at University of South-Eastern Norway  is designed with an optometrist’s existing and expected challenges in eye and visual health in mind. There will be a requirement for optometrists with special competencies in diagnosing and management of visual problems in children. With an increasing proportion of elderly within the population, there will also be greater needs for optometrists to follow up ocular and visual anomalies in adults and the elderly, and detect ocular pathology. 

You can therefore choose between two specializations:

  • Orthoptics and paediatric optometry
  • General practice optometry

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Advanced Contact Lenses
  • Advanced ocular pathology 
  • Orthoptics and vision therapy
  • Visual Ergonomics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSc in optometry or equivalent, basic competency in contact lens fitting and competency in the use of diagnostic drugs equivalent to the requirements for authorization of optometrists in Norway.
  • Applicants with educational background from Norway must have authorization to practice optometry in Norway.
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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