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Orthoptics (Pre-registration) MSc


Online University of Liverpool    Department of Health Sciences

Full time January MSc Full-time: 2 years

About the course

If you are interested in working in healthcare, have an interest in eyes and vision or simply want a challenging, rewarding and varied career, consider this two year accelerated MSc programme in Orthoptics. This course will provide you with an authentic experience integrating academic knowledge and clinical skills in a hybrid learning environment. This programme has been designed to allow graduates to learn online and on campus in blocks. This will enable students to continue living at home whilst engaging in distance learning activities and attend campus and placement during specifically identified blocks of time for intensive practical clinical training. At the end of the two year programme you will be eligible to register with the Health Care Professions Council and practice under the protected title ‘Orthoptist’.

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Entry Requirements

The programme will consider graduates from across a range of disciplines who have obtained a minimum of a 2:2 classification in their degree. An oversees qualification of an equivalent standard will also be considered. Whilst a science background is preferred, those with a non-science related degree will still be considered with contextual information of recent relevant experience or further study.

Applicants must present with a good understanding of the profession including an awareness of the procedures undertaken. Candidates are encouraged to arrange a clinical observational visit to an orthoptic department in support of their application.


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