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MMedSci/PGDip/PGCert Vision and Strabismus (Online)

University of Sheffield School of Nursing and Midwifery

Part time September PgDip, PgCert, Masters Module 3 years PT (MMedSci) / 2 years PT (PGDip)

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Course description

Lead academic: Dr Charlotte Codina.

This is a part-time distance learning course for practising orthoptists and other eye care professionals. It’s taught online (supported by two residential weekends, an introductory day for Low Vision and virtual tutorials), so you can study for a higher degree without having to leave your current post.

The MMedSci (Vision and Strabismus) is a course designed for Orthoptists and eye care professionals to enhance their learning and develop new areas of expertise. We are the only eye course specialising in vision and strabismus available by online distance learning, where vision and strabismus students can learn skills beyond registration alongside their work.

We are situated in the Academic Unit of Ophthalmology and Orthoptics in the

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Entry Requirements

Anyone with an orthoptic degree or diploma, or appropriate eye care qualification may apply (2:1 or higher classifications are preferred).

Applications are welcomed from anywhere in the world, provided broadband internet access is available.

Ideally you should also have at least one year’s clinical experience following your first degree.

English language requirements:
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent


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