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Clinical Optometry

City, University of London

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
16830 GBP/year
10800 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MSc in Clinical optometry prepares students to provide enhanced clinical care to patients. The emphasis is on the co-management of patients and the expansion of the optometrist's role in ocular therapeutics.

Overview

Who is it for?

The MSc in Clinical Optometry has an international reputation for quality and is at the forefront of continuing education in clinical optometry - you will acquire cutting-edge skills and knowledge form leading UK experts in a dynamic learning environment.

The programme will provide you with an opportunity to enhance your career prospects in this field through gaining both an academic qualification and a professional qualification with either the General Optical Council or the College of Optometrists (where appropriate).

Objectives

The MSc in Clinical Optometry has been designed to provide optometrists with up-to-date research-based and theoretical knowledge of a wide range of fields, particularly in primary care optometry.

It is a flexible, taught postgraduate modular based programme, delivered on an intensive three-day modular programme design.

Emphasis is placed on 'shared-care' or 'co-management' of patients with other medical disciplines and the expansion of the optometrist's role in ocular therapeutics. The programme integrates clinical and theoretical knowledge, making extensive use of expert practitioners. It enables optometrists to continue development and accumulation of knowledge and expertise relating to ocular health care and vision science during their professional careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis
  • Dissertation
  • Professional Certificate in Paediatric Optometry
  • Professional Higher Certificate in Contact Lenses
  • Professional Certificate in Medical Retina
  • Critical Thinking for Ophthalmic Practice
  • Professional Certificate in Paediatric Eye Care
  • Principles of therapeutics
  • Principles of prescribing
  • Independent prescribing 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

For students whose first language is not English, the following qualifications will meet the English language requirement for entry to a post graduate course of study:

  • A first degree from a UK university
  • A first degree from an overseas institution recognised by City as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language, for example, from institutions in Australia, Canada or the USA
  • International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) a score of 7.0 is required with no subtest scoring below 6.5.
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score 72 required
  • Other evidence of proficiency in the English language, which satisfies the board of studies concerned.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16830 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16830 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10800 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • UK/EU Part-time: £4,250 per year
  • Non-EU Part-time: £8,500 per year

Funding

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Clinical Optometry
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City, University of London

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