Ulster University

Ulster University

Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Theory)

This programme of study includes the best practice patterns based on the wealth of accumulated scientific knowledge of the last two decades and provides, for both the novice and experienced surgeon, a template for establishing safe and effective practice in the field. This programme has been designed in collaboration with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) standards, curriculum and examination committees and is the only endorsed RCOphth refractive surgery programme complete fully online in the UK.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have gained an Honours or non-Honours degree or an equivalent standard in a Postgraduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification; provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent) and evidence of competence in mathematics (GCSE grade C or equivalent) or, as an alternative to the above: in exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning October 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance Learning

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