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Vision and Strabismus

University of Sheffield

Master Online
36 months
Duration
2666 GBP/year
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About

Vision and Strabismus degree offered at University of Sheffield is a part-time distance learning course for practising orthoptists and other eye care professionals. 

Overview

Vision and Strabismus degree offered at University of Sheffield is a part-time distance learning course for practising orthoptists and other eye care professionals. It’s taught online (supported by two residential weekends, an introductory day for Low Vision and virtual tutorials), so you can study for a higher degree without having to leave your current post.

Any of our modules can be studied as a standalone for Continuing Professional Development.

Teaching

Teaching is by distance learning, supported by two weekend residentials (and introductory day for Low Vision) that take place in Sheffield and virtual tutorials using e-technology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concomitance and Incomitance in Depth or Stroke
  • Insight into Disease or Low Vision
  • Eye to Vision or Exemptions
  • Research Methods (option for Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Dissertation (Postgraduate Diploma only)
  • Research Project (MMedSci only).

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Anyone with an orthoptic degree or diploma, or appropriate eye care qualification may apply (2:1 or higher classifications are preferred).
  • Applications are welcomed from anywhere in the world, provided broadband internet access is available.
  • Ideally you should also have at least one year’s clinical experience following your first degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2666 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2666 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2666 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2666 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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