12 months
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13500 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
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About

The Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Research programme from Glasgow Caledonian University gives eye care professionals like you the academic knowledge and practical skills they need to contribute to groundbreaking medical advancements and effectively diagnose and treat a wide range of ocular conditions.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Whether you want to pursue further academic studies or take on new responsibilities as a primary caregiver – the Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Research programme from Glasgow Caledonian University gives you the clinical skills and research experience you need. Advance your career and have a meaningful influence on the future of the field.

A combination of core and elective modules and research opportunities – with a research project making up one-third of the programme – allows you to customise your studies based on your personal interests and professional requirements.

Graduate prospects

Whether you choose a path in academia or clinical practice, your MSc Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Research will unlock new opportunities to advance and expand your career. The programme is ideal preparation for subsequent studies towards a PhD or other higher academic qualification. It also allows optometrists and other practitioners to advance their careers in primary eye care.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Binocular Vision
  • Research Project
  • Advanced Clinical Investigation
  • Clinical Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Therapeutics
  • Diabetes Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
78

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
78

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

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Glasgow Caledonian University and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in optometry, or other vision-related subject.
  • Alternatively, UK General Optical Council (GOC) registration (MCOptom).
  • IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • RUK: £6,000

Part-time per 15 credit module:

  • Home £600
  • RUK £600
  • EU and International £1,250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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.

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