The MSc course in Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences brings together the research expertise in vision from the Institute of Human Development , the Faculty of Life Sciences and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.
This programme will provide you with a firm grounding in the knowledge needed to pursue a higher degree and to conduct high quality research in ophthalmology, optometry or vision sciences. It also gives an opportunity for vision-related professionals to advance their knowledge of the scientific foundations of ophthalmology and vision sciences.
The course is aimed at optometrists, ophthalmologists, orthoptists and nurses from the UK and overseas. It is suitable for: - Individuals who are considering undertaking a research degree in the vision sciences - Those interested in professional development - Those interested in conducting research as part of their clinical training - Ophthalmologists wishing to expand and extend their training into specialist areas - Optometrists considering a career in the hospital eye service
The course directors are Prof Tariq Aslam and Dr Chantal Hillarby.
An honours degree (minimum 2:1), or its overseas equivalent, in one of the following subjects: Medicine; Optometry; Orthoptics; Medical Sciences; Other science subjects. International students must have an equivalent classification and should refer to entry requirements from your country for further information.