The Medicine (Ophtalmic Science) program at the University of Sydney is taught by the Save Sight Institute at the Sydney Eye Hospital. They have extensive experience in providing the best quality ophthalmic care in both developed and developing countries.Covering the basic ophthalmic sciences, this course is delivered online and is complimented by an intensive face-to-face practical workshop, which offers flexibility for busy professionals. You will acquire a detailed theoretical understanding of ophthalmic anatomy, physiology and optics, skills in the practical applications of ophthalmic equipment, and familiarity with anatomical specimens, prosections, radiographs and electron micrographs.
Our Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) is primarily for medical graduates who are interested in a career in related fields, although students may also come from allied health and science backgrounds. All graduates will be able to apply their knowledge and skills to their careers in medicine and the visual sciences and improve the eye health in their communities.
The course aims to assist primarily medical graduates applying for a position in a RANZCO recognised training program. It also aims to assist all graduates who are interested in careers in the visual and neurosciences to have a good grounding in the ophthalmic and visual sciences.
Students of this course will gain practical skills including the ability to understand the practical applications of ophthalmic equipment, familiarity with anatomical specimens, prosections, radiographs and electronmicrographs and the ability to apply psychometric testing to obtain reliable and repeatable data. Graduates will be able to apply these practical skills to their careers in the visual sciences and improve the eye health of our community.
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- Ophthalmic Anatomy
- Ophthalmic Optics
- Ophthalmic Physiology
- Practical Ophthalmic Science
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Deadline passed, International
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DisciplinesHuman Medicine Complementary & Alternative Medicine Health Sciences View 285 other Masters in Health Sciences in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS Number: 00026A
- A successful applicant for admission to the Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) will hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification. In exceptional circumstances the dean may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the school, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
International49000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 49000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National34000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 34000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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