Stand-alone, 20 credit MSc (Level 7) postgraduate modules
Start to build your portfolio of higher qualifications through selecting any of the following modules to complete on a stand-alone basis
ACO701 Glaucoma - Leading to the College of Optometrists Professional Certificate in Glaucoma.
ACO702 Medical Retina - Leading to the College of Optometrists Professional Certificate in Medical Retina.
ACO703 Acute and Emergency Eye Care
ADV779 Clinical Leadership, Management and Advancing Practice
MSc Advanced Clinical Practice in Ophthalmology
Opt to collate our clinical and core modules into a full MSc qualification that aligns to the Health Education England (HEE) Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) multidisciplinary framework
Completing an MSc programme aligned to the ACP multidisciplinary framework means:
- The qualification obtained through your MSc is nationally recognised as a demonstration of advanced level of ability in clinical ophthalmology.
- The level of training obtained through your MSc is standardised against recognised frameworks and supports national eyecare transformation needs.
- You enhance not only your training in Clinical practice, but also Clinical Leadership and Management, Clinical Education and Clinical Research: the four pillars of Advanced Practice.
- You are eligible to apply for ‘Advanced Clinical Practitioner’ roles within optometry and ophthalmology.
Accredited by College of Optometrists for Professional certificates in Glaucoma and Medical Retina (available as stand alone 20 credit modules).
MSc Programme Accredited by British and Irish Orthoptic Society.
Commissioned by Health Education England and informed by national and local consultation with sectors specialists, it is the first programme of its kind in the Southwest.