UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Postgraduate taught courses

Get an edge over the competition

Studying at the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields gives you the best start, whether you’re considering a career as an ophthalmologist or you’re a scientist planning to work in research, industry or clinical practice. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are now open – browse our programmes below to see all the study options available.

Patient undergoes exxamination using ophthalmology equipment

Ophthalmology MSc

Aimed at: medics, GPs and optometrists
Study mode: full-time
Duration: 1 year

Optometric measurements

Advanced Clinical Optometry and Ophthalmology MSc

Aimed at: optometrists
Study mode: full-time, part-time and flexible with blended learning
Duration: 1 to 3 years

A male ophthalmic nurse examines a patient

Clinical Ophthalmic Practice MSc

Aimed at: nurses
Study mode: flexible with blended learning
Duration: 1 to 3 years

Researcher using specialist lab equipment

Bioscience Entrepreneurship MSc

Aimed at: entrepreneurs and science graduates
Study mode: full-time, part-time
Duration: 1 year, 2 years

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Brain Sciences MRes - SenSyT pathway

Aimed at: medics and science graduates
Study mode and duration: full-time, 1 year

Optometrist's eye chart

Advanced Clinical Practice in Ophthalmology MSc Degree Apprenticeship

Aimed at: optometrists, ophthalmic nurses and orthoptists (non-medical)
Study mode and duration: three years part-time