BSc Honours

Optometry - Initial Year for Extended Degree in Science

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Course delivery:

Classroom based

Course duration?

34 Week(s)

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This course provides a thorough grounding specific to the professions of optometry and ophthalmic dispensing. It prepares students for study at undergraduate level.Integrating theory, research and practice throughout, the Initial Year Optometry supports progression to the University of Hertfordshire's MOptom, subject to fulfilling certain requirements.?ÿPractice placements provide valuable exposure to clinical practice, facilitating the integration of scientific knowledge, evidence and practice, and enabling you to put theory into practice.?ÿThe course comprises human biology, mathematics, problem solving skills, professional conduct and evidence practice. In addition, further modules include an introduction to the theory and practice of subjects and skills relating to optometry and ophthalmic dispensing, including visual optics, optics and ophthalmic lenses.All teaching on the Initial Year Optometry takes place at City and Islington College's Centre for Applied Sciences, enabling you to benefit from the College's expertise in the field of Optics and providing access to optics laboratories and a range of specialist equipment and resources.?ÿ?ÿWith good job prospects, this career is interesting, rewarding and can make a genuine difference. The career is suited to those who enjoy working with people.Read the course?ÿspecification

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