Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Clinical Ophthalmology and Vision Research (Therapeutics)

The provision of primary eye care is rapidly changing, with practitioners becoming increasingly involved in the diagnosis, management and co-management of a wide range of eye conditions; this course is designed to provide eye care professionals with an enhanced knowledge in clinical decision making as the basis for the safe and effective management of a number of ocular conditions.

Entry requirements

Applicants usually need to fulfil only 1 of the following requirements: UK General Optical Council (GOC) registration (BSc (Hons) DipOptom/MCOptom), or, GOC registration with optometry degree equivalent to BSc (Hons), or, optometric work experience without GOC-registration (non-UK, minimum 2 years), or, other vision-related degree without GOC registration, or, medical degree with interest in optometry/ophthalmology. IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods are used including formal exams, case reports, oral presentations and clinical assessments as well as assessment of the research project/dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

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