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Clinical Ophthalmic Practice PG Cert

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Ophthalmology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme will allow students to develop advanced knowledge of the eye, eye diseases and treatment and the research underpinning clinical practice. It is delivered by ophthalmologists, researchers and nurses who are at the forefront of ophthalmic research clinical practice at the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital Trust – both institutions will be involved in the teaching. The programme is designed to help graduates acquire and apply knowledge and skills resulting from evidence-based research required for clinical practice.

Careers

Students will be able to apply for Ophthalmic nursing roles and will be eligible for further postgraduate study at UCL.

Employability

As a graduate of this programme you will have enhanced your employment prospects with employers both in the UK and overseas, as you will have broadened your ophthalmic knowledge and skills and have a foundation in research.

Modules

Research and Statistics - Core
Anatomy and Physiology - Core
Clinical Care in Practice Work-Based Portfolio - Core
Ophthalmic Clinical Case Studies - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,700

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

10,700

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Candidates will need to have a professional healthcare qualification (in nursing or an allied healthcare profession). Students are also required to have at least one year’s ophthalmic experience and to be currently working in the field of ophthalmology.

University information

UCL (University College London) is consistently ranked among the top ten universities in the world, conducting leading research across a wide range of subject areas. Throughout its long and prestigious history, it has inspired and educated countless minds and produced 30 Nobel prize recipients. With one campus located in the heart of Bloomsbury and a second campus in vibrant east London, the university is home to around 42,000 students...more