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Undergraduate

Our Optometry BSc will give you the scientific and clinical knowledge you need to graduate as a pre-registration optometrist.

An undergraduate practical session
An undergraduate practical session

We offer both three and four-year degree programmes which lead to gaining a BSc (Hons) in Optometry. Both courses aim to provide you with the clinical skills required to ensure that the primary care needs of the public are met to the highest of standards.

You will become familiar with many aspects of optometric care including general eye examination, spectacle dispensing, contact lens fitting, binocular vision disorders, low vision, abnormal colour conditions, and paediatric optometry.

Accreditation

Our courses contain syllabus recommendations from the General Optical Council (GOC) and the Optometric professional body, The College of Optometrists.

Courses are fully accredited by the General Optical Council (GOC).

Employability

100% of our students are in professional employment or further study within six months of graduating. (Source: Latest Higher Education Statistics Agency data).

As a qualified optometrist, you will have a wide range of career options available to you with excellent progression opportunities. Private practice, the hospital eye service, teaching, and research are just some of the careers available for optometry graduates. Registration also opens possibilities to work abroad as an optometry qualification from the UK is highly regarded worldwide.

Specialist equipment is required in order to study the BSc Optometry.