Taught course

Clinical Optometry

Institution
Cardiff University · School of Optometry and Vision Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

This Programme is suitable for graduates or experienced practitioners in optometry.

Students are normally expected to hold either:

  • UK/EU Students: BSc (Hons) Optometry, GOC registration or equivalent national qualification
  • Overseas Students: Honours degree in Optometry or Professional optometric qualification of home country
  • Non UK/EU Students: Honours degree in Optometry or Professional optometric qualification of home country.

Months of entry

September, March

Course content

Providing pathways for those studying single modules or pursuing a university award, this programme uses a combination of convenient distance learning with some contact days.

Over 30 modules provide routes for pursuing specialist interests and for continued professional development including: glaucoma, medical retina, acute eye care, paediatric eye care, clinical teaching, low vision, leadership, tear film disorders. Many are accredited for the College of Optometrists' Higher Qualifications.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
48 months
online
48 months
part time
48 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
48 months
online
48 months
distance learning
48 months

PGCert

online
24 months
distance learning
24 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
pgoptom@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 0561