We offer flexible postgraduate optometry programmes and modules which are designed for the modern eye-care professional.
Our programmes have been developed specifically with eye care professionals in mind, providing an opportunity to achieve higher qualifications that are meaningful in everyday ophthalmic practice. We offer an outstanding teaching and learning experience with all our teaching informed by research.
Admissions for March 2020 are now closed. Our next available intake is September 2020.
Modules and programmes
Our programmes provide pathways for eye care professionals studying single modules for career professional development (CPD), and for those pursuing a University award of Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, or MSc.
- Clinical Optometry (MSc,PgDip PgCert) - Full time or part time
- Therapeutic Prescribing for Optometrists (PgCert) - Part time
- Eye Care Governance (PgCert) - Part time
- Glaucoma (PgCert) - Part time.
Learning with us makes use of the University's virtual learning environment, and is accompanied by strong personal support and contact with tutors. Many of the modules are accompanied by practical training workshops, normally provided over a 1-2 day period in Cardiff or other suitable locations.
Many of our modules are also accredited by the General Optical Council (GOC) or the College of Optometrists towards Higher Professional Qualifications, and most are accredited for GOC Continuing Education and Training (CET) points