Programme Syllabus

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Programme Syllabus

Please note, MSc Clinical Ophthalmology has a non-standard start date.  The First Term begins in early August 2015.

The programme is part-time over two years, with opportunities to study for either a Certificate or Diploma in Clinical Ophthalmology; flexible study options are also offered.

The programme is also offered full-time over one year. 

For more information contact the Programme Administrator

Year 1 (August - December)


Four compulsory modules plus a two-week intensive taught course (August) followed by a further one-week intensive course (November):

  • Basic Understanding of the Eye
  • Common Ocular Diseases and Treatment
  • Systemic Disease Causing Ocular Disease
  • Surgery and the Eye

Year 2 (January – July)


Choice of two optional modules:

  • Basic Science and Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Visual Sciences;
  • Disorders Affecting Retinal Function
  • Retinal Imaging

Year 2 (September – December)


Two compulsory modules plus a two-week intensive taught course (September) followed by a further one-week intensive course (October/November):

  • Ocular Therapeutics 1
  • Ocular Therapeutics 2

Year 2 (January– May)


A library based research project chosen from a range of topics.

Full Time Timetable

Part Time Timetable