WOPEC is accommodated within the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences at Cardiff University and benefits from the involvement of Cardiff's internationally renowned academic staff. WOPEC is the first Postgraduate Education Centre for Optometry in the world and is dedicated to excellence in eye care education through quality and independence.
We provide a dedicated facility for eye care education and offer a wide range of postgraduate taught courses as well as short courses for eye care professionals in the UK and Internationally, where clinical relevance and learner involvement is our goal.
The School of Optometry and Vision Sciences undertakes highly successful Continuing Education and Continuing Professional Development courses for optometrists and for physicians. These cover all aspects of optometry, including contact lenses and related corneal physiology, the detection and management of glaucoma, diabetes and age-related ophthalmic disorders, the management of low vision and the theory and use of new ophthalmic diagnostic instrumentation.
Cardiff University Masters Excellence Scholarships
No. of awards TBC
“This scholarship package will give high-calibre students the opportunity to study at a world-leading, research-intensive university and help ease the associated financial burdens.”Professor Colin Riordan, Vice-ChancellorWe are pleased to announce that the Taught Master's Excellence Scholarship Scheme for 2016/17 entry has been confirmed.We are committed to invest up to a total of £500,000 in this high value competitive scholarship scheme to support UK and EU students who are planning to start an eligible master's programme in September 2016.The scholarships are each worth a minimum of £3,000 and will be awarded in the form of a tuition fee discount.Scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Eligible programmes include taught full-time and part-time taught programmes leading to a master's. Not included are our distance learning programmes and taught programmes leading to a postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma, as well as research master's such as the MPhil and MRes.‘Home’ and ‘EU’ students only (as classified for fee paying purposes, tuition fee status is determined after submitting an application to study) who are accepted on to an eligible postgraduate taught programme leading to a master's degree, and with a firm focus on academic excellence.For applicants from countries outside the European Union, we also offer a range of highly prestigious international scholarships.
We have two deadlines after which scholarship decisions will be made:6 April and 27 July 2016.The Masters Excellence Scholarship application form can be accessed once you have submitted an application to study to an eligible postgraduate taught programme leading to a master’s degree. Please note the additional details on our website and in the guidance documents provided.