Vision and Strabismus
The Medical School,
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
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.
- 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 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.
3 years part-time by distance learning (2 years for postgraduate diploma)
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
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
Dr Charlotte Codina
+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.