GCU is the only university in Scotland to offer a full-time Ophthalmic Dispensing Management degree course in the recognised GCU Vision Centre, located on campus. A modern purpose-built dispensing clinic, the Vision Centre provides the ideal environment for training towards commercial practice.
Foundations of Optics, Ophthalmic Materials, Optical Appliances, Ophthalmic Anatomy and Physiology, Refraction and Binocular Vision.
Clinical Dispensing Practice and Communication, Diagnostic Techniques (DO), Refraction and Binocular Vision, Ophthalmic Pathology and Pharmacology, Lighting, Colour and Optical Devices, Ophthalmic Professional Studies, Law & Management, Low Vision.
Practice placement route: Dispensing Practice 1 & 2, Investigating Management In Healthcare and Management Planning In Healthcare: Full time study university route, Investigating Management In Healthcare, New Venture Creation, Contact Lens Studies, Directed Literature and Case Review, Clinical Studies and Review and Advanced Orthoptics 1.
2021 entry requirements
Standard entry: 3 Highers at BBC including a science subject plus National 5 English and Maths.
Widening access entry: 3 Highers at CCC including a science subject plus National 5 English and Maths.
School of Health and Life Sciences