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MOptom Master of Optometry
MOptom Master of Optometry

MOptom Master of Optometry

  • ID:UH440105
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£3,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£3,000.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

UCAS points A Level BTEC

AAB: 2 A Levels from science subjects i.e. Biology, Human Biology, Maths, Physics or Chemistry. A-Levels in General Studies and the Extended Project are excluded. Ideally Maths should be studied beyond GCSE level.

DDD: BTEC Extended Diploma with a science profile (not including Early Years). Must be science-based subject to include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Human Biology or Applied Science plus 1 A Level Mathematics or Biology at grade B or above.


English requirements

  • GCSE: 5 GCSEs at grade 5/B or above including 5/B in English, Mathematics and Science.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This distinctive course integrates theory, research, science and clinical practice right from the start. What makes it unique is that it’s the first optometry degree to incorporate the College of Optometrists’ pre-registration period within the course. That means that once you graduate, you’ll be a fully registered optometrist.

During your degree, you’ll have access to the latest specialist laboratories, equipment and simulation facilities, and take part in innovative methods of learning that embed evidence-based practice and knowledge.

Work experience is a vital part of the course, and you’ll have placements in hospitals and community practice, getting a taste of different career paths.

  • On this course, you will obtain an Integrated Masters leading to full registration
  • All placements that you undertake will be arranged and thoroughly supported by the university
  • On this course, you will have hands-on experience of integrated theory with practice

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • A career in Optometry is a rewarding one, offering you the opportunity to combine your interests in science and practice. Once you have graduated you may join the NHS healthcare team or private practice, working in a choice of environments along with a competitive salary.
  • Additionally, technical roles within the industry are a popular route for those graduating with an MOptom.

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