Doctor of Optometry / Doctor of Ophthalmic Science

Aston University
En Birmingham (Inglaterra)

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  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (Inglaterra)
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A professional doctorate that enables eye care professionals to enhance their knowledge, critical awareness of current issues, and to be at the forefront of their academic discipline through taught and research elements.

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Requisitos: The first UK professional doctorate in optometry 100% part-time distance learning- study typically takes place alongside full-time professional practice  Can alternatively study for an MSc/ PgDip/ PgCert as part of the same programme framework Combination of taught modules and supervised practice-based research makes the course highly relevant to the ophthalmic professions and their advancement Students complete an in-practice research project with support from an academic supervisor. Students can opt not to complete the full Doctorate, but to exit the...


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West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Part Time

Programa académico

  • Applicants must hold at least an upper 2nd class Honours Degree in an ophthalmic or biomedical field from a UK University or the recognised equivalent from an overseas University.
  • Other qualifications (such as Fellowship of the British Dispensing Opticians) will be considered individually, on merit.
  • Applicants must have spent at least two years in clinical practice before entering the Programme.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements
  • Places on the Ophthalmic Doctorate programme are limited, therefore acceptance is necessarily a competitive process.
Duration of programme: Flexible, part-time. Up to 6 years of part- time study for the doctoral degree; up to 5 years part-time for a Master’s degree.

Start date: Two intakes per year (1st October and 1st March) - closing date for applications 6 weeks prior to the start date.

Decisions on offers will be given following the closing date for application submissions.

Distance learning available:
Part-time distance learning only


Fees (2016 /17):
UK: £1000 per module / £6,900 full research project (£2,300 p.a)
International students: £1000 per module / £6,900 full research project (£2,300 p.a)

MSc Research Review (60 credits) fee will be three times the 20 credit Module Fee, for the relevant academic year.

Note that, in accordance with University policy, tuition fees may increase in future years of study.