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MSc Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science at The University of Manchester
MSc Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science
Receive a grounding in ophthalmic research methods, investigative techniques, eye physiology and related health issues.

MSc Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
MSc/MRes/PGDip
Duration
MSc/MRes 1 year FT, up to 4 years PT
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in one of medicine, optometry, orthoptics, clinical and biological sciences, or other science subjects.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
20 places
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form , following any instructions for completion carefully. See the Application and selection section for details of the supporting documents that we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. The formal deadline is the end of July. We reserve the right to close applications earlier if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y Y N N

Course overview

  • Update your knowledge to ensure you are at the cutting edge of modern ophthalmology if you are a ophthalmologist, optometrist, orthoptist, biological scientist or nurse.
  • Prepare for a related research or academic career.
  • Benefit from the research expertise of the University and the clinical expertise of Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK and in the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2017).

Open days

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Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,750
    International students (per annum): £22,000
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,875
    International students (per annum): £11,000

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Additional expenses

The University permits applicants with comparable previous experience to submit an application for consideration of AP(E)L - Accreditation Prior (Experiential) Learning. The maximum AP(E)L is 15 credits to a Certificate, 45 credits to a Diploma and 60 credits to a Masters.

If an AP(E)L application is successful, the University charges £30 for every 15 credits of AP(E)L. The overall tuition fee is adjusted and then the administrative charge is applied.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1798
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/optometry/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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