Glaucoma (Postgraduate Certificate)

Cardiff University the United Kingdom

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The award
Postgraduate Certificate

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time, distance, online

Course starts
September, March

International course fees
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All study options

About Glaucoma at Cardiff University

The distance learning Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in Glaucoma aims to help eye care professionals to develop the specific skills and knowledge to manage patients with glaucoma.

The course modules have been specifically designed to complement the levels of activity and responsibility that ophthalmic nurses, optometrists and orthoptists could undertake in community and hospital practice. The content is aligned, wherever possible, with national pathways for enhanced services and professional accreditation schemes.

All of the course modules are accredited for the College of Optometrists’ Higher Qualifications.

The majority of the course is delivered via Learning Central, the University's e-Learning system. You will have access to multimedia lecture presentations, supporting resources and discussions led by course tutors. On many of the modules, leading educators in the field also provide practical skills workshops and tutorials.

Distinctive features

  • All of the modules are accredited for the College of Optometrists’ Higher Professional qualifications.
  • This is the only university that offers all the Higher Professional qualifications in Glaucoma.
  • The opportunity to learn within a leading Optometry School, rated excellent for teaching and research.
  • The involvement of research-active staff in course design and delivery.
  • The variety of modules on offer.
  • The flexibility of open learning.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPostgraduate CertificateHow you will studyPart-time, Distance, OnlineHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptember, MarchDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

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