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Who is it for?
This course has been designed for students with an ambition to study optometry at BSc level. You should have a passion for science and will enjoy a future working with the public and colleagues across the healthcare sector. Optometry is a career where you have the opportunity to make a real difference to peoples’ lives who suffer from vision impairment and sight loss.
The aim of our Introduction to Optometry programme is to provide a thorough education in core subjects required to study BSc Optometry, as well as an introducing you to clinical and professional optometric practice. The educational aims of our programme are to:
Provide you with the knowledge and skills to prepare you for entering the BSc Optometry course;
Provide you with a supportive learning environment which fosters academic and personal development and uses appropriate learning resources;
Enhance the development of your interpersonal skills;
Use a variety of appropriate teaching and learning methods, to provide education and training that is relevant, intellectually challenging and enjoyable;
Develop your analytical, critical and problem-solving faculties;
Provide you with opportunities for shared multidisciplinary learning with optometry students.
This programme will help you understand the university environment, allowing you to prepare for studying at BSc level.
As a student on the Introduction to Optometry Programme, you will be studying within a Division which has an internationally excellent reputation within the optometric profession. You will study a curriculum informed by our world leading research which is at the cutting edge of advances in the sector and be taught by academics who are leaders in their field.
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