It combines the theoretical discipline of vision science – the optics of lenses and instruments, the physiology of the eye, the psychophysics of vision and neuroscience – with the clinical art of primary eye care, which covers the diagnosis and management of ocular disease, the dispensing of spectacles and contact lenses, the management of people with special needs (children, low vision), sports vision and vision in the workplace.
Why choose this Clinical Optometry program from University of New South Wales?
Job opportunities in this field are excellent and are expected to remain so, given the high visual demands in the modern computer-based workplace and the ageing population in Australia.
Who should choose this degree?
Professional, practising optometrists take this degree to train in the prescription of ocular therapeutics, or as a pathway to the Master of Optometry.
- Clinical optometrist
- Optometric Preclinical Practice
- Contact Lenses
- Clinical Optometry
- Anterior Eye Therapeutics
- Binocular Vision, CL fitting and Low Vision
- Therapeutics and the Posterior Eye
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS Code: 093022B
- Entry into the dual award 3182 Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Clinical Optometry program. Students must maintain an overall CREDIT average (65%) at the end of the Bachelor of Vision Science component of the program to progress to the Master of Clinical Optometry. Students who do not meet this requirement are expected to exit the program with a Bachelor of Vision Science degree.
International42520 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 42520 AUD per year during 24 months.
National35040 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 35040 AUD per year during 24 months.
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