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  Optometry and Ophthalmology (Advanced Clinical Practice) MSc


University College London    Faculty of Brain Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time, 5 years flexible
Medicine (26)

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The Optometry and Ophthalmology (Advanced Clinical Practice) MSc programme at UCL is designed to enhance clinical practice and contribute to the advancement of eye care delivery. Developed by practicing clinicians and researchers, this programme is tailored for non-medical ophthalmic professionals such as optometrists, orthoptists, and ophthalmic nurses. The structure of the programme is based on the four pillars of clinical, leadership, education, and research, aligning with the framework of advanced clinical practice. With modules focusing on the busiest ophthalmic specialties, you will gain the knowledge and skills to manage conditions like glaucoma, medical retina, ophthalmic emergencies, and cataract. Entry requirements include a relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification. This programme offers a unique opportunity to expand your scope of practice and pursue diverse career paths in ophthalmic care.

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The aim of this programme is to develop clinical practice and to contribute to the advancement of eye care delivery in primary, secondary, or tertiary care settings. This Optometry and Ophthalmology MSc programme has been developed by practicing clinicians and researchers for multidisciplinary ophthalmic clinicians such as optometrists, orthoptists, and ophthalmic nurses. The structure of the programme is based on the four pillars of clinical practice, leadership and management, education and research that aligns with the written Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) framework in the United Kingdom. You may also be interested in the Optometry and Ophthalmology (Enhanced Clinical Practice) PG Cert.

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Entry Requirements

BSc (Hons) Optometry, Orthoptics, General Nursing (evidence of ophthalmic specialty training is also required for ophthalmic nurses or OPT levels 1 and 2) or an equivalent overseas qualification.




Fees

UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £15,100
Part-time: £7,550

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £28,100
Part-time: £14,050

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