Who is it for?
This MSc in Clinical Optometry from City, University of London is for optometrists. It enables you to continue your development and accumulation of knowledge and expertise relating to ocular healthcare and vision science during your professional career.
The MSc in Clinical Optometry has an international reputation for quality and is at the forefront of continuing education in clinical optometry. As a result, you will acquire cutting-edge skills and knowledge from leading UK experts in a dynamic learning environment.
The programme will provide you with an opportunity to enhance your career prospects, by gaining both an academic qualification and a professional qualification with either the General Optical Council or the College of Optometrists (where appropriate).
Optometrists are equipped to provide enhanced clinical care to patients, particularly in the field of ocular therapeutics.
You can also choose the following options, all of which enhance career opportunities whether within the HES or in practice:
- College of Optometrists' Professional Certificate in Glaucoma.
- College of Optometrists' Professional Certificate in Medical Retina
- College of Optometrists' Professional Certificate in Low Vision
- College of Optometrists' Professional Certificate in Paediatric Eye Care
The College of Optometrists and General Optical Council
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The core 7 weeks of the module cover the following:
- formulating research questions in qualitative and quantitative research
- The research process (refining research questions, funding, thinking about how to plan and carry out a research project, getting research into practice)
- Searching for evidence (electronic databases, key words, inclusion and exclusion criteria)
- Critical appraisal skills (how to assess the quality of research)
- Writing a literature review
- Ethics of research/research governance (ethical issues, research ethics committees, research governance framework)
- Recognising and evaluating different types of study design
- Choosing, interpreting and reporting analyses
- Quantitative statistics
- Qualitative methods
- 12 months
- 60 months
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- You should be a UK registered optometrist satisfying all legal requirements to be eligible to practice in the UK
- You should also be registered with the General Optical Council
- An Honours degree in Optometry or professional optometric qualification of home country will be required from overseas candidates – clinical experience and responsibilities must be current and similar to a UK optometrist. Non-UK optometrists will be expected to attend interview in person or via Skype to ensure practitioners have the relevant clinical skills to complete the programme.
- A minimum of a 2:1 honours undergraduate degree, or the equivalent from an international institution.
International16830 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16830 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA10800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- UK/EU Part-time: £5,400 per year
- Non-EU Part-time: £8,415 per year
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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