Optometry and Vision Sciences research

Postgraduate research programmes available for online application in the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences are listed together with possible start dates.

The titles of research programmes are generic to encompass the wide range of research opportunities available. The research areas for MPhil and PhD specified below reflect the areas of expertise within this School. You will be given an opportunity to specify your proposed project/topic later in the application.

Research areas for MPhil and PhD include:

Structural Biophysics, Visual Neuroscience and Molecular Biology, Biomedical Imaging, Clinical Investigation and Vision Sciences

To proceed with your application:

  • identify the programme you want to apply for
  • decide whether you would like to study on a full time or part time basis
  • select your preferred start date.
Programme nameMode of attendanceStarting date
Doctor of Philosophy (Vision Sciences) (April Start) Full-time 1 April 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Vision Sciences) (January Start) Full-time 3 January 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Vision Sciences) (July Start) Full-time 1 July 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Vision Sciences) (October Start) Full-time 1 October 2017
  Full-time 1 October 2018
Master of Research Vision Sciences (March Start) Part-time 5 March 2018
Master of Research Vision Sciences (October Start) Part-time 1 October 2017
  Part-time 1 October 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Vision Sciences) (April Start) Part-time 1 April 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Vision Sciences) (January Start) Part-time 3 January 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Vision Sciences) (July Start) Part-time 1 July 2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Vision Sciences) (October Start) Part-time 1 October 2017
  Part-time 1 October 2018

If you have difficulty locating the programme you want to apply for please check the name of the programme in postgraduate course finder using the postgraduate prospectus.

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