Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Clinical Investigation and Vision Sciences

This course aims to provide opportunities to acquire knowledge and expertise for positions within academic vision science research, industrial research and development in the ophthalmic and pharmaceutical industries, Hospital Eye Service (for registered optometrists), and optometric companies. Research is currently aligned with 4 themes comprising Visual Neuroscience, Retinal Degeneration and Ageing, Structural Biophysics and Visual Rehabilitation. This breadth of research enables a truly multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach to the investigation of vision and visual disorders.

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Research councils; charities; industrial sponsorship; departmental studentships; the group is supported by grants from organisations such as: the Wellcome Trust; Leverhume Trust; Welsh Office for Research and Development; PPP; BUPA; numerous other charitable and/or industrial sources.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 3 years

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