This is a one year full time course, supporting progression to the University of Hertfordshire’s MOptom, subject to fulfilling certain requirements. It will be 120 credits over two semesters to enable students who may not satisfy the standard entry requirements or prefer a more dedicated subject specific route. The course provides a thorough grounding specific to the professions of optometry and ophthalmic dispensing. This will comprise of human biology, mathematics, problem solving skills, professional conduct and evidence practice. Additionally further modules will include an introduction to the theory and practice of subjects and skills relating to optometry and ophthalmic dispensing including visual optics, optics and ophthalmic lenses. The Initial Year Science Optometry is studied at University of Hertfordshire. On successful completion, applicants can go on to study for a further 4 years at the University of Hertfordshire to achieve a Master of Optometry (MOptom). The MOptom is awarded by the University of Hertfordshire.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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|IELTS (Academic)||7||IELTS score of 7.0 with 7.0 in each band is required for those for whom English is not their first language.|
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|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.