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Advanced Clinical Practice in Ocular Health MSc

Advanced Clinical Practice in Ocular Health MSc

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

OCT-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies Nursing Medical Sciences

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our School of Optometry is offering an exciting new masters programme for allied health professionals working in the field of ophthalmology who wish to to progress to advanced clinical practitioners . The programme is part of the Ophthalmic Common Clinical Competency Framework (OCCCF) and is open to optometrists, orthoptists and nurses working within the field of ophthalmology.

Learning, teaching and assessment

Learning and teaching is through our virtual learning platform as the course is a distance learning and online based module. Assessments include online tests such as MCQs and on campus workshops with associated OSCEs. Coursework completion of case records is also mandatory in some modules.

Career prospects

The module can be taken as part of the Optometry Flexible Framework in order to gain a Masters or Doctorate in Optometry. It is an exciting opportunity for Optometrists to widen their skillset and explore the world of Glaucoma and its management.

Modules

Medical Retina - Core
Glaucoma - Core
Acute & Emergency Ophthalmology - Core
Advanced Cataracts - Core
Principles of Advanced Practice - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

The total cost of this programme is £9650. This is paid over three years and split into three installments each year.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

The total cost of this programme is £9650. This is paid over three years and split into three installments each year.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK BSc (Hons) in Optometry, Orthoptics or Nursing degree. Applicants are required to be working within the area of ophthalmology or optometry in the NHS or community practice. Applicants must be UK registered clinicians with experience of secondary practice or evidence of intended secondary practice.