Taught course

Vision and Strabismus

Institution
University of Sheffield · Faculty of Medicine
Qualifications
MMedSciDiplomaPGCert

Entry requirements

Anyone with an orthoptic degree or diploma, or appropriate eye care qualification may apply (2:1 or higher classifications are preferred).

Applications are welcomed from anywhere in the world, provided broadband internet access is available. Ideally you should also have at least one year’s clinical experience following your first degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Course description

This is a part-time distance learning course for practising orthoptists and other eye care professionals.

It's taught online (supported by two residential weekends, an introductory day for Low Vision and virtual tutorials), so you can study for a higher degree without having to leave your current post.

Modules

  • Concomitance and Incomitance in Depth or Stroke
  • Insight into Disease or Low Vision
  • Eye to Vision or Exemptions
  • Research Methods (option for Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Dissertation (Postgraduate Diploma only)
  • Research Project (MMedSci only)

Teaching

Teaching is by distance learning, supported by two weekend residentials that take place in Sheffield and virtual tutorials using e-technology.

Course duration

3 years part-time by distance learning (2 years for postgraduate diploma)

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MMedSci

distance learning
24-36 PT months

Diploma

distance learning
18-24 PT months

PGCert

distance learning
12-18 PT months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Charlotte Codina
Email
c.codina@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 2159 042