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School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

We are dedicated to providing a dynamic and stimulating learning environment informed by our leading research in optometry and vision science.


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.

Building

Facilities and equipment

Our School is housed in a dedicated optometry facility enabling high quality teaching, clinical practice and research in situ.

Optometrist

Cardiff University Optometrists

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


News

Small boy having eye test

Researchers take first step towards genetic test for childhood short-sightedness

15 November 2019

Global prevalence of myopia is rising rapidly, affecting one in three people in the UK

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