London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London
Public Health for Eye Care
The course aims to equip health professionals with the knowledge and skills to reduce blindness and visual disability by: developing a community oriented approach to eye health in line with the aims and objectives of Vision 2020, The Right to Sight; facilitating personal development, enabling individuals to contribute more fully to their societies' eye health; promoting a local, national and international network of health professionals, to improve vision and prevent blindness in the world.
Either a 2nd Class Honours degree of a recognised UK university; or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard; or a registerable qualification in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies appropriate to the programme; applicants with an appropriate technical qualification are also welcomed; applicants without these entry requirements but with relevant professional experience may be eligible for admission; applicants are expected to be health care professionals involved in eye care.
Core modules: basic epidemiology; basic statistics for public health and policy; epidemiology of blinding eye diseases; introduction to health economics; public health programmes in eye care; skills for field projects in eye care; childhood eye disease and ocular infections; non-communicable eye disease; how to plan and implement a Vision 2020 project; skills; resources and technology for Vision 2020; plus an optional module.
Assessment by: project report.
Some sponsorship available to overseas applicants.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,300 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 19,450 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,150 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 9,725 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine||Camden||WC1E 7HT||South East|
020 7299 4646