Taught course

Optometry and Ophthalmology PG Cert

UCL - University College London · Institute of Ophthalmology

Entry requirements

BSc (Hons) Optometry, Orthoptics, General Nursing (evidence of ophthalmic specialty training is also required for ophthalmic nurses or OPT levels 1 and 2) or an equivalent overseas qualification.

The English language level for this programme is: Level 2.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level.

Months of entry


Course content

The aim of this programme is to develop clinical practice and to contribute to the advancement of eye care delivery in primary, secondary, or tertiary care settings. The Optometry and Ophthalmology PG Cert programme has been developed by practicing clinicians and researchers for multidisciplinary ophthalmic clinicians such as optometrists, orthoptists, and ophthalmic nurses. You may also be interested in the Optometry and Ophthalmology MSc.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 3370 1214