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Vision Science and Business (Optometry)

Aalen University of Applied Sciences

24 months
9995 EUR/year
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The Vision Science and Business (Optometry) program from Aalen University of Applied Sciences offers a broad variety of optometry-related courses. The classes are predominantly lectured in English by renowned professors from American Partner Universities.

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The study program is on a part-time basis allowing for full-time employment and usually takes four semesters (24 months). Direct classroom and laboratory workshops are presented approximately once a month over an extended weekend (Friday through Tuesday).

Moreover, it is possible to participate in study visits of two weeks each at the co-operation universities in the U.S.A. These are the New England College of Optometry (Clinical Optometry) and the Pacific University (Vision Therapy, Pediatric Optometry, Sports Vision). These lectures, as well as the experience abroad, are strongly recommended.

The Vision Science and Business (Optometry) program from Aalen University of Applied Sciences offers the flexible choice of courses and core modules corresponding to the students’ interests. A least-score of various modules is required in order to graduate with the internationally recognized Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree (see the study conditions in the download section of this webpage).

Career Opportunities 

With the Master’s degree graduates Master of Science M.Sc. in Vision Science and Business (Optometry) are prepared for future challenges they face in optometry. The content allows students to apply knowledge gained in everyday practice with customers. Fields of activities incorporate optical shops, contact lens institutes, optometric practices, ophthalmologic clinics, industry and research. In addition, it facilitates the pursuit of further education, such as a PhD degree and/or Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pediatric Optometry
  • Sports Vision
  • Ocular Disease
  • Clinical Optometry
  • Clinical Project Study
  • Business Management
  • Eye Glass Design

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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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

Bachelor degree in Optometry or Ophthalmic Optics

Tuition Fee

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    9995 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19990 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
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Living costs for Aalen

630 - 1000 EUR /month
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