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
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.
Any of our modules can be studied as a standalone for Continuing Professional Development.
Teaching is by distance learning, supported by two weekend residentials (and introductory day for Low Vision) that take place in Sheffield and virtual tutorials using e-technology.
Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- distance learning36 PT months
- distance learning24 PT months
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
- +44 (0)114 215 9042