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About

This part-time distance learning course is for practising orthoptists and other eye care professionals who want to study for a higher degree without having to leave their current post. It is the only course of its kind in the world. We offer a master degree in Vision and Strabismus at University of Sheffield.  

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Overview

This Vision and Strabismus course at University of Sheffield is for practising orthoptists and other eye care professionals. It’s taught online and supported by two learning blocks, held on weekends at the beginning of your first and second years. 

There are also introductory days or tutorials online, held in March, depending on which module you choose to study. This means you can study for a higher degree without having to leave your current post.

Key Features  

  • It is the only distance learning course specialising in vision and strabismus that allows you to develop skills beyond registration while you work.
  • We have several specialist orthoptists on our teaching and research team. Many of our students go on to publish the results of their research projects. Any module can be studied as a standalone for continuing professional development.

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

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Anyone with a relevant degree or diploma in Orthoptics, or eye-care related degree or other appropriate eye care qualification may apply (2:1 or higher classifications are preferred).  
  • Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3100 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    3100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3100 GBP per year during 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.

Our partners

Vision and Strabismus
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University of Sheffield

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