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Primary Care Ophthalmology

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Off Campus

Content

This three year part-time Masters programme, taught entirely online, is jointly offered by the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and leads to the degree of Master of Science (MSc). It has been developed in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES).

Aimed primarily at optometrists seeking formal postgraduate training in community-based clinical care, this programme is also highly relevant for medical and surgical trainees entering specialty training in ophthalmology.

This degree is aligned with the curricula of both the FRCSEd and FRCOphth examinations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, making it very attractive to domestic and international students.

This programme is aimed at supporting optometrists seeking formal postgraduate training in community-based clinical care and also medical and surgical trainees entering specialty training ophthalmology.

Entry Requirements

A medical degree (MBChB or equivalent), or a UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent, in optometry, orthoptics, dispensing optics, ophthalmic nursing or biomedical sciences.

Your application may also be considered if you have 3-5 years' relevant work experience or professional qualifications, such as RGN, with appropriate clinical experience.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

3 years

Faculty

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Department

Edinburgh Medical School

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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