MSc Ophthalmology (Retina)


MSc/ Postgraduate diploma / Postgraduate certificate in Ophthalmology – options in Retinal Disease or Cataract and Refractive surgery:

Full time programme over one year/ part-time over two years, or flexibly over three to five years

This is a taught programme (with a dissertation for the Masters) suitable for doctors in ophthalmic training posts, ophthalmologists in Trust Grade positions, qualified and experienced optometrists, ophthalmic nurses and orthoptists. It is designed to provide the highest quality clinical ophthalmic teaching with lectures, seminars and practical workshop sessions including seeing patients with relevant disorders. 

The programme is aimed to provide comprehensive teaching by experts in the field in all aspects of the subject areas currently on offer – cataract and refractive surgery and retinal diseases which includes both medical and surgical retina.

Participants will also develop analytical skills useful for problem solving of clinical cases and the critical evaluation of published research. 

Although this course is predominately aimed at ophthalmologists with some experience and special interest in the subject area, less experienced doctors and other ophthalmic professionals may also apply. There are no other entry criteria apart from basic ophthalmology exposure.

Closing date for applications: 2nd August 2014 (UK/EU Students)

Closing date for applications: 30 June 2014 (Overseas Students, where time is required for the processing of visa and immigration documentation)