Entry requirements

Good honours degree in, e.g. Biology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Optometry, Physics, Psychology.

Months of entry


Course content

The department, which is now part of the Neurosciences Research Institute, is one of the largest of its kind in the UK. The multidisciplinary background of its staff and postgraduate students (biology, computing science, mathematics, optometry, physics, psychology, zoology) gives it a unique breadth of research experience, both pure and applied.

Department specialisms

Visual Psychophysics; Computational Modelling of Vision; Ophthalmic Imaging; Ocular Biometry; Ophthalmic Lens Technology; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Driving Vision; Colour Vision; Binocular Vision

Information for international students

Our own (NRI) funded studentships are not suitable for students outside of the EU.

Fees and funding

BBSRC, EPSRC, department, College of Optometrists.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Claire Cashman
0121 204 3880