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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).
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.
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.
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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