MMedSci/Diploma/Certificate Vision and Strabismus
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About the course
|September 2018 start||
Part time distance learning
Lead academic 2018: 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.
Teaching is by distance learning, supported by two weekend residentials 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
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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
Dr Charlotte Codina
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.