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HomeminewsUniversity of Melbourne Opens 2019 Graduate Courses in Optometry

University of Melbourne Opens 2019 Graduate Courses in Optometry

Applications are now open for the 2019 Master of Clinical Optometry and Specialist Certificates/Subjects at the University of Melbourne.

The Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences offers qualified optometrists the opportunity to keep abreast of new developments in significant areas of optometry by studying subjects from a range our diverse postgraduate courses.

Subjects can be completed as stand-alone Specialist Certificate courses or combined… to qualify for the Master of Clinical Optometry

All subjects/courses are specifically designed for off-campus study in a supportive and collaborative environment. Practitioners have the opportunity to complete and apply required tasks online and in their own practice.

Subjects can be completed as stand-alone Specialist Certificate courses or combined as three courses/ subjects with a compulsory research subject to qualify for the Master of Clinical Optometry, which can be completed part-time over four years.

In 2019, the following specialist certificates/subjects will be offered:
• Management of Contact Lens Patients (semester 1)
• Glaucoma and Retinal Disease (semester 1)
• Management of Paediatric Patients (semester 2)
• Management of Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders (semester 2)
• Anterior and Dry Eye Disorders (semester 2)
• Research Studies in Optometry (both semesters).

Semester 1: 4 February to 2 June
Semester 2: 29 July to 27 October

The subjects will give participants access to the best minds and the opportunity to grow, and expand their skills and knowledge through innovative technologies, including:
• Webinars
• Videos
• Audio recordings and podcasts
• Articles
• Textbooks; and
• Discussion forums.

Find out more and apply here or email TL-Optometry@unimelb.edu.au