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 OpportunitiesWith 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.
- Pediatric Optometry
- Sports Vision
- Ocular Disease
- Clinical Optometry
- Clinical Project Study
- Business Management
- Eye Glass Design
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPhysics Business Administration General Engineering & Technology View 139 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in Germany
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
Bachelor degree in Optometry or Ophthalmic Optics
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.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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