The course aims to provide graduates with the core knowledge and an understanding of ophthalmic basic science and thus enable them to advance in a career in vision science.
The degree will teach ocular anatomy, physiology, optics, genetics, pathology, practical ophthalmic science and is completed with a treatise in the field of ophthalmology.
Target group: It aims to assist all graduates who are interested in careers in the visual and neurosciences to have a good grounding in the ophthalmic basic sciences. The course is specifically suited to visual scientists, ophthalmic nurses, orthoptists and optometrists wishing to further their understanding of the ophthalmic basic sciences and assist in their research projects.
Admission to the Master of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) requires either a bachelor's degree with first or second class (division I) honours from the University of Sydney or another approved institution, or a bachelor's degree with a good pass from the University of Sydney or another approved institution with at least two years' work experience in a relevant field. Students who have completed a GradDipSciMed(OphthSc) are able to enrol and gain a master's degree.
Please click on "fees and admissions" on the course website.
Recipient: University of Sydney
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