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Optometry (Hons)

City, University of London

36 months
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16240 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Optometry (Hons) programme at City, University of London offers a professionally recognised qualification preparing you for a flexible and rewarding career in optometry.

Overview

Who is it for?

The Optometry (Hons) programme at City, University of London has been designed for students with an ambition to become leaders in the field of optometry. You should have a passion for science and will enjoy a future working with the public and colleagues across the healthcare sector. Optometry is a career where you have the opportunity to make a real difference to peoples’ lives who suffer from vision impairment and sight loss.

Objectives

As a student on the BSc Optometry course, you will be studying within a Division which has an internationally excellent reputation within the optometric profession. You will study a curriculum informed by our world leading research which is at the cutting edge of advances in the sector and be taught by academics who are leaders in their field.

Throughout your time at City, you will benefit from a combination of teaching styles including clinics and laboratories in our specialist on-campus facilities and clinical placements at Moorfields Eye Hospital, the UK’s leading eye hospital. 

During your final year, you will further develop your clinical practice by working in our very own eye clinic City Sight where you will examine members of the public from babies to the elderly, presenting you with a wide range of ocular conditions and needs. 

During your fourth year, after graduating with BSc (Hons) in optometry, you will have to successfully complete the Scheme for Registration run by the College of Optometrists before you can join the register as an optometrist.

Career prospects

Studying optometry offers a diverse and flexible career pathway with opportunities to work in high street practice, hospital eye departments as well as research and teaching the next generation of students. Many of our students go on to specialise in different branches of optometry and take on leading roles in the profession.

Accreditation

General Optical Council

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual perception
  • Eye disease
  • Clinical skills
  • Contact lenses
  • Ophthalmic lenses and dispensing
  • Binocular vision

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 'A' Level: ABB (including two from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics).
  • Tariff: 128 UCAS tariff points. 
  • Bachelor Degrees: Upper second class Honours degree in other science or medically related degree
  • IB: 31 points (including 6 in two Higher Level sciences and 5 in Standard Level English and Mathematics)
  • We do not accept Access courses or BTECs. Foundation courses are accepted on a case by case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16240 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • UK
Full-time: £9,250 
  • EU
Full-time: £16,240 
  • Non-EU
Full-time: £16,240

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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