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.


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Courses

Undergraduate, postgraduate taught, postgraduate research and CPD courses.

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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 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

Cardiff University Optometrists

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


News

Vision Bridge

Head of School contributes to leading report into public eye health

22 August 2018

Marcela Votruba, Head of the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences has contributed to a leading UK report which aims to drive eye health up the public health agenda

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