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Optometry and Vision Sciences

University of Minho

B.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
6500 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The goal of the Undergraduate Degree Course in Optometry and Vision Sciences of the University of Minho consists of preparing qualified Optometrists, either for independent professional activity or for staffing companies that produce or sell optical materials and equipment.

Overview

The Licenciatura in Optometry and Vision Sciences was adapted to the Bologna model, for a studies' cycle totaling 180 ECTS credits (three academic years /six semesters) according to an Optometrist profile, defined as: An Optometrist is a professional whose major activities consist of the detection, prevention evaluation and compensation of changes in the visual function.

Careers

  • The goal of the Undergraduate Degree Course in Optometry and Vision Sciences of the University of Minho consists of preparing qualified Optometrists, either for independent professional activity or by integrating multidisciplinary teams in the area of vision care and other related areas, namely research in Vision Sciences, or for staffing companies that produce or sell optical materials and equipment.
  • The Licenciatura in Optometry and Vision Sciences was adapted to the Bologna model, for a studies' cycle totaling 180 ECTS credits (three academic years /six semesters) according to an Optometrist profile, defined as: An Optometrist is a professional whose major activities consist of the detection, prevention evaluation and compensation of changes in the visual function.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Basic Optometry
  • Integrated Laboratories of Optics
  • Optical Materials
  • Physical Optics
  • Visual Perception
  • Basic Contactology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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