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Masters degrees in Ophthalmics involve advanced study of the eye and its diseases, equipping postgraduates with the skills to treat ocular disorders and sight problems.
Related postgraduate specialisms include Public Health and Clinical Ophthalmology. Entry requirements typically include an appropriate undergraduate degree such as Nursing, Medicine or Biology.
In a nursing or clinical context, ophthalmic professionals are responsible for diagnosing and treating a range of eye diseases and vision issues such as glaucoma and strabismus. If you study a Masters in Ophthalmology, you could specialise in corrective surgery or medical aftercare, and eventually work within places like health centres, hospitals, prisons and community centres.
If you decide to go down the public health route, ophthalmologists can offer advice and information about policy changes and regulation for the prevention and reduction of sight loss, as well as the best way to aid those with visual disabilities. For example, this could include working on behalf of the government, implementing new policies on workplace health and safety, or advising on how to improve public services like transport for disabled individuals.
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City’s MSc Advanced Ophthalmic Nurse Practitioner is a flexible, professionally orientated programme for nurses working in ophthalmic health and eye care within health and social care provisions. Read more
The programme aims to provide the theoretical, clinical and research skills necessary for physicians who wish to pursue a career in audiovestibular medicine. Read more
The purpose of the Postgraduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Basic Sciences is to provide a postgraduate qualification for medical graduates with at least two years’ experience who are seeking a position on a Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists RANZCO (Fellowship) approved Training Programme or are currently engaged in such a programme. Read more
This course provides ophthalmic professionals with the knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their populations by developing an evidence-based public health approach for the control and management of blinding eye diseases. Read more
Our MSc Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Research gives eye care professionals like you the academic knowledge and practical skills they need to contribute to groundbreaking medical advancements and effectively diagnose and treat a wide range of ocular conditions. Read more
This new two year part-time Masters programme, taught entirely online, is jointly offered by the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and leads to the degree of Master of Surgery (ChM). Read more
This new three year part-time Masters programme, taught entirely online, is jointly offered by the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and leads to the degree of Master of Science (MSc). Read more
A professional doctorate that enables eye care professionals to enhance their knowledge, critical awareness of current issues, and to be at the forefront of their academic discipline through taught and research elements. Read more