This course is designed for: - Optometry graduates who have not achieved the grades required for automatic progression onto the UK pre-registration period (i.e. students that have not achieved at least a 2:2 in their degree and / or competence in key skills). - Practitioners whose certificate of clinical competence has expired. - Students from outside the UK who have a recommendation from the General Optical Council and need to obtain an appropriate qualification to work in the UK.
The modules that make up the Graduate Diploma in Optometry course are: Anterior Eye; Posterior Eye and General Ophthalmology; Binocular Vision and Paediatrics; Clinical Practice; Elective Studies; Professional, Occupational and Low Vision; Ophthalmic Drugs; Evidence-based research project.
Teaching takes place in lectures, tutorials and practical/clinical classes. Assessment is by written examination (75%), and assessment of practical and clinical performance (25%). All examinations need to be passed and an overall average of at least 50% achieved for successful completion of this programme. Performance in the Graduate Diploma in Optometry will not alter the classification of the optometry degree initially awarded.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 17,550 per Year 1 (International)||9 Months|
|Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||9 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||B4 7ET||West Midlands|
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