The Vision Science and Business program from Aalen University of Applied Sciences of optometry offers:
- part-time study allowing one to practice/work full time
- wide range of specialty topics in optometry
- clinically orientated courses with hands-on practical training in a laboratory setting
- options for choosing and combining course modules
- knowledge that can be applied to everyday practice
- opportunity to complete a master thesis with guidance from experts in the field from Europe and US
- interactive learning via blended-learning (classroom teaching and online video courses)
- summer elective programs in the US
- career network and practice-oriented exchange of experience with the leading optometrists in the German-speaking area
Career prospectsGraduates will acquire in depth knowledge and deeper understanding in Optometry.The degree will provide one with
- an expertise in a sub-specialty area of optometry such as vision therapy, sports vision etc.
- the foundation and facilitates an individual to pursue higher levels of learning such as a PhD degree, Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree etc.
- leadership skills in the optometric profession
- competence to deliver superior patient care.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Pediatric Optometry
- Ocular Disease
- Sports Vision
- Vision Therapy and Binocular Vision
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor’s degree in ophthalmic optics or optometry.
- Personally signed application form
- Evidence demonstrating a minimum of one year of practice/practical/work experience up on completion of your degree or equivalent program. Reference letters from your employees need to be provided to attest to your working experience
- Official transcript(s) and certificates attesting to your completion of a degree program in a relevant field of study since secondary school education incl. Transcript of Records.
- Copy of the exmatriculation certificate
- Personally signed application for enrollment
- Copy of your current health insurance policy/card
- passport sized photo
- curriculum vita
International9995 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19990 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
Living costs for Aalen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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