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:
• Audio recordings and podcasts
• Textbooks; and
• Discussion forums.