Taught course

Clinical Optometry

Cardiff University · School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a BSc (Hons) Degree in Optometry or a related subject. Please note that this is not a conversion course, you will need to be an eye care professional in order to apply for these courses. English Language Requirements: Minimum University requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS)

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Our distance learning MSc in Clinical Optometry has been developed to combine allowing students to enhance their skills and knowledge in key areas with obtaining quality postgraduate qualifications in a flexible and supportive environment. A wide range of modules are available with many including practical training.

The MSc in Clinical Optometry is a part-time, distance learning (e-Learning) course with practical tutorials/workshops to accompany many modules. There are four ways to learn with us. Students can enrol for:

  • A Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) – 60 credits
  • A Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) - 120 credits
  • A Master of Science (MSc) – 180 credits; to include a research project
  • Individual modules - 10, 20 or 30 credits each

Full details of this exciting distance-learning course and standalone module options can be found on our website: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p061.html

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent required

Qualification and course duration


part time
varies months
distance learning
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distance learning
varies months
part time
varies months


distance learning
varies months
part time
varies months

Course contact details

OPTOM Postgraduate Taught Team
+44 (0)29 2087 0561