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Optometry and Vision Sciences MPhil

Optometry and Vision Sciences MPhil

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Full time | Cambridge Campus | 1 year | 18-JAN-24

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MPhil - Master of Philosophy

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Study your research degree with a well-funded, internationally published academic team that’s making exciting discoveries.

Our academic team has a wealth of international experience in research and research training, as well as an impressive record of attracting grants from research councils, charities and industry.

Here’s a brief overview of our main areas of expertise and interest:

  • The basic processes and neural mechanism of normal vision perception, including spatio-temporal vision, image processing, colour vision, stereopsis and binocular vision
  • How mechanisms differ in developing, aging, anomalous and diseased visual systems
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic tools
  • Paediatric eyecare
  • Electrophysiology.

We can accommodate a wide range of research proposals and can offer you expert academic support, as well as comprehensive research training and an inspiring scientific community.


To help you get the most from your programme we’ll provide comprehensive research training. Topics include research methods, academic writing and publishing, and conference presentation.

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Entry requirements

Students need a bachelor degree or equivalent with first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.

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Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has a proud history dating back to 1858, when philanthropist John Ruskin opened the first campus as what was then the Cambridge School of Art. ARU has grown exponentially since then, with four campuses in the East Anglia region. These are in: Cambridge Chelmsford London Peterborough Now students can study a range of subjects at ARU at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, with flexible...more

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