Ophthalmology and Orthoptics postgraduate taught courses

We offer the only course available specialising in vision and strabismus and taught by distance learning.

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Postgraduate taught courses 

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Overseas distance learners will have the same fee as home students for our 2020 intake and we are still open for applications.

Support for online distance learners

Our vision and strabismus course is studied via online distance learning, with the addition of two residential weekends and possible introductory days, depending on which module you choose. As a distance learner, you will benefit from a range of online learning materials, delivered via our virtual learning environment.

These resources include reading lists, videos, online individual and collaborative activities, other web-based material, and virtual seminars. Distance learners will still have the opportunity to visit us and enjoy our learning environment during residential weekends and introductory days.

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Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, and the uncertainty around travel restrictions over the coming months, some changes have been made to the delivery of the introductory days and residential weekend that were due to be held on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2020 in Sheffield.  

For September 2020 only, the programme will now commence with a virtual weekend (or introductory day for the standalone modules).  This will be delivered online on Saturday 12 September 2020 and Sunday 13 September 2020.  We will be in touch with offer holders nearer the time with more information about how this will be run.  Please do not book any travel or accommodation for these dates as physical attendance will no longer be required.  Please contact us if you have any questions about these changes.

For students wishing to study a standalone module such as Exemptions or Stroke in September 2020, please save the date of both Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September as the online teaching may need to occur over both days.

Individual modules and continuing professional development opportunities

We offer the opportunity to study vision and strabismus modules individually to suit your professional development needs. You can find out more about each unit and key dates by clicking on the below modules.

If you would like to apply for a individual unit/module, please use this application form.

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