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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

Maggie story

Traditional eye screening ‘ineffective’ for special schools

21 March 2019

A pioneering report co-authored by Dr Maggie Woodhouse has provided further evidence that traditional eye screening in special schools is ineffective.

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