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MMedSci PG Certificate PG Diploma

Vision and Strabismus

The Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Enhance your career with a masters in a specialist field. Our courses are backed by world-class interdisciplinary research.
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Course description

Lead academic: Dr Charlotte Codina.

This is a part-time distance learning course for practising orthoptists and other eye care professionals. It’s taught online (supported by two residential weekends, an introductory day for Low Vision and virtual tutorials), so you can study for a higher degree without having to leave your current post.

Any of our modules can be studied as a standalone for Continuing Professional Development.

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Modules

Core modules

  • Concomitance and Incomitance in Depth or Stroke
  • Insight into Disease or Low Vision
  • Eye to Vision or Exemptions
  • Research Methods (option for Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Dissertation (Postgraduate Diploma only)
  • Research Project (MMedSci only).

Teaching

Teaching is by distance learning, supported by two weekend residentials (and introductory day for Low Vision) that take place in Sheffield and virtual tutorials using e-technology.

Duration

3 years part-time by distance learning (2 years for postgraduate diploma)

Entry requirements

Anyone with an orthoptic degree or diploma, or appropriate eye care qualification may apply (2:1 or higher classifications are preferred).

Applications are welcomed from anywhere in the world, provided broadband internet access is available.

Ideally you should also have at least one year’s clinical experience following your first degree.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent

Entry requirements for international students

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

Dr Charlotte Codina

vs-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk

+44 114 215 9042

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.