UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Advanced Practice MSc offer holders

Congratulations on your offer to study with us.

Congratulations on your offer to study with us, and welcome to the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology is world-leading for research and teaching in ophthalmology and biomedical science. Our partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital represents the largest co-located site for eye research, education and care in the world.

If you choose to study here, you will be joining one of the best universities in the world. UCL is ranked 8th globally (QS World University Rankings 2022), and the Institute of Ophthalmology is ranked the best place in the world to study ophthalmology (latest CWUR Rankings).

We look forward to welcoming you to our community of innovators and clinicians who are making a real difference to people’s lives.

Professor Andrew Dick, FMedSci
Director, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

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Received an offer - next steps

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Read an interview with the Programme Co-Lead

Rashmi Mathew

Learn more about Programme Co-Lead, Rashmi Mathew, in this recent Spotlight interview.

Rashmi was recently shortlisted at the 2023 UCL Education Awards for best Staff Student Partnership Team and for Inspiring Teaching Delivery at the 2023 Student Choice Awards. 


Jay Varia

Learn more about Clinical Senior Teaching Fellow, Jay Varia, in this recent Spotlight interview.

Hear from our students

 Chaitali Naik

Chaitali Naik, Advanced Clinical Practice in Ophthalmology (Degree Apprenticeship) MSc

"As well as gaining clinical knowledge, this programme provides training in research and leadership, which I feel really adds value to the scope for future practice."
 Sejal Mistry

Sejal Mistry, Advanced Clinical Practice in Optometry and Ophthalmology Postgraduate Diploma

"It's very useful to hear first-hand experience, as well as clinical theory and guidelines, to be able to apply these teachings to clinical work, both in community and hospital optometry settings."