Programme Overview

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STRUCTURE OF MSc IN CLINICAL OPHTHALMOLOGY

YEAR 1

1. August – December  - 4 Compulsory Modules with pass in examination

1 Basic understanding of the eye 1

2 Basic understanding of the eye 2 

3 Systemic disease causing ocular disease   

4 Surgery and the eye

TOTAL CREDITS FOR TERM

15 credits

15 credits

15 credits

15 credits

60 credits


Modules 1-4 = Certificate in Clinical Ophthalmology

2. January – July   -  Optional modules – need to choose 2 out of the 4 on offer

5 Basic Science of ophthalmology

6 Optics and refraction   

7 Disorders affecting retinal function

8 Retinal imaging

TOTAL CREDITS FOR TERM

15 credits 

15 credits

15 credits

15 credits

60 credits

YEAR 2

1. August – December  - 2 Compulsory modules

9    Ocular therapeutics 1

10  Ocular therapeutics 2

TOTAL CREDITS FOR TERM

15 credits 

15 credits 

30 credits

Diploma in Clinical Opthalmology = 120 credits

2. January 2011 – May 2011 – compulsory dissertation

DISSERTATION – library based project                60 credits

MSc in ClinicalOphthalmology  = 180 credits