Courses

Undergraduate, postgraduate taught, postgraduate research and CPD courses.

Research

We are facilitating detection, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of vision disorders through innovative research.

Child wearing glasses. Photo credit: Mike O'Carroll

Working with the community

We play an important part in our community, through promoting and enhancing eye care for the public.

Optometry building

Facilities and equipment

Our School is housed within a state-of-the-art building, enabling high quality teaching, clinical practice and research in situ.

Member of the public having their eyes tested at the Eye Clinic

Our Eye Clinic

Our on-site Eye Clinic provides specialist assessment, treatment and advice for members of the public.


News

Ref LARGE

High-impact research ranks Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences among best in UK

16 January 2015

The UK-wide assessment of the quality of University research, called the Research Excellence Framework (REF), scored Cardiff UNIVERSITY at 3.42 out of 4 in this area against a UK average of just over 3. This placed the University fourth overall in the country. It also means that of UK schools of optometry in the REF Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences is ranked the highest.

Students in our eye clinic

Study optometry

Full details of our BSc Optometry course, including how to apply, are available in course finder.