12 months
37350 GBP/year
9900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Clinical Ophthalmology and Vision Science programme from University of Liverpool is aimed at intercalating medical students and will provide you with the opportunity to develop in depth applied knowledge, clinical practice, research skills and professional behaviours in the connected fields of Clinical ophthalmology and vision science. 

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You will learn about the scientific research leading to a greater understanding of vision, the mechanisms of disease leading to loss of vision and the transformative technologies being developed leading to new therapies and treatment strategies. Your engagement and progress will be assessed by portfolio, guided reflection, alongside separate research modules which are co-located in the clinical placement.

Through exposure to highly integrated practice across, the connected fields of clinical ophthalmology and vision science, you will gain a much deeper understanding of the ‘patient journey’ and the design and operation of NHS systems that deliver optimal care to patients with ocular conditions, including legal, ethical, governance and research components of wider clinical practice, ensuring deep understanding of the inherent linked nature of the specialties with authentic assessment and what the opportunities may be to treat patients in the future.

Career prospects

This Clinical Ophthalmology and Vision Science programme from University of Liverpool is created to enhance the career of all medical students, but it will be especially advantageous for any specialties involving ophthalmology. The assessments have also been specifically designed to incorporate experiences and skills required to enhance all medical students’ future career application.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Posterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Trials Design and Governance
  • Ophthalmology Clinical Imaging

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications will be considered through the year, so it is better to apply early. The final deadline is mid July.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission criteria: Successful completion of 3 years of a GMC recognised undergraduate basic medical education degree programme, with applicants in good academic and professional standing.
  • Selection will be via a composite score which incorporates relative academic performance, evidence of activity in one of the specialist areas or student society or charity and a personal statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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.

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