Research course

Optometry and Vision Sciences

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

MPhil: You’ll need a Bachelor degree or equivalent with first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.

PhD: You’ll need a Master degree or equivalent in a related subject area.

Please note we consider most candidates for PhD with progression from MPhil. If you want to apply for direct entry to the PhD route, you’ll also need to provide academic justification for this with your application.

For more details please visit the university website.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Our academic team has a wealth of international experience in research and research training, as well as an impressive record of attracting grants from research councils, charities and industry.

We pursue our work under two broad banners: our Visual Function and Physiology Research Group; and the Anglia Vision Research Group.

For more details please visit the university website.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

Fees and funding

For more details about fees, fundings and scholarships please visit the university website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 - 72 months
full time
24 - 60 months


part time
30 - 48 months
full time
18 - 36 months

Further details of qualification

You will have access to state-of-the-art psychophysical and electrophysiological systems for studying vision, eye movements and the visual brain.

Course contact details

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