Advanced Optometry

University of Minho

24 months
1250 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Advanced Optometry course at University of Minho allows the application to doctoral programs, such as, the doctoral program in Optometry and Vision Science.


The main goal of the Master Degree in Advanced Optometry at University of Minho is to provide a high level professional qualification in the field of Optometry, in order to allow the Optometrist to deal with the new challenges, responding to the demands of today's societies. The Master's program provides to the student theoretical classes based on scientific evidence from scientific databases, simultaneously with practical classes where the student has access to the most advanced technology in ophthalmic imaging and ocular examination, clinical cases presented by the professors and patients. 

Learning outcomes

The Master's program runs in a semi-intensive regime that allows the employed student to attend and follow theoretical and practical classes concentrated in two days per week and a maximum of 3 subjects running in parallel at the same time. The student is also stimulated to make searches in scientific database to increase the body of knowledge obtained in the classes and to present the results in the classroom. The Master's program ends with an original thesis where the student shows the skills got in scientific research activities. This thesis might be replaced by professional traineeship and respective report.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Assessment Methods and Ocular Imaging 
  • Ocular Pathology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The following documents must be uploaded to the application (please consider that they must have good quality):

  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Advanced Optometry
University of Minho