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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 - 5 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 8500 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 17000 per year

All study options

About Clinical Optometry at City, University of London

Who is it for?

This MSc is for optometrists. It enables you to continue your development and accumulation of knowledge and expertise relating to ocular healthcare and vision science during your professional career.

The MSc in Clinical Optometry has an international reputation for quality and is at the forefront of continuing education in clinical optometry. As a result, you will acquire cutting-edge skills and knowledge from leading UK experts in a dynamic learning environment.

The programme will provide you with an opportunity to enhance your career prospects, by gaining both an academic qualification and a professional qualification with either the General Optical Council or the College of Optometrists (where appropriate).

Objectives

The MSc in Clinical Optometry will help you:

Gain up-to-date research-based and theoretical knowledge of a wide range of fields, particularly in primary care optometry

Study through a flexible, taught postgraduate modular-based programme, delivered on an intensive three-day modular programme design

Understand 'shared-care' or 'co-management' of patients with other medical disciplines and the expansion of the optometrist's role in ocular therapeutics

Develop your clinical and theoretical knowledge, making extensive use of expert practitioners

Develop and accumulate your knowledge and expertise relating to ocular health care and vision science during your professional careers

Contribute to the development of your profession

Become a reflective practitioner

Practise safely by affirming an appropriate level of competence, a level of self-awareness that encourages recognition of your own limits and the knowledge to meet likely future developments in optometric practice.

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 awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 5 year
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 8500 per yearInternational course feesGBP 17000 per year
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptember, JanuaryDomestic course feesGBP 7500 per yearInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course startsSeptember, JanuaryDomestic course feesGBP 8000 per yearInternational course feesGBP 16000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:

UK/EU: £4,250 per year

£8,500 per year.

Entry requirements

If your first language is not English, the following qualifications will meet the English language requirement for entry to a postgraduate course of study:

A first degree from a UK university

A first degree from an overseas institution recognised by City as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language, for example, from institutions in Australia, Canada or the USA

International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) a score of 7.0 is required with no subtest scoring below 6.5

Pearson Test of English (Academic) score 72 required

Other evidence of proficiency in the English language, which satisfies the board of studies concerned.

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