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Glaucoma module (CPD) / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
PG Credit
11 weeks
Number of places/applicants
30 places are available
How to apply

Applicants should fill in the  Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences CPD Application Form  (Word, 32KB), following any instructions for completion carefully.

In addition to this, you will need to provide: 

  • two references (either professional or academic)
  • a full CV. 

Alternatively, if you are currently employed by NHS Northwest, you can submit an application via  CPD Apply , and this route is recommended if possible. 

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course description

The unit will cover the theoretical knowledge needed to detect and manage glaucoma. It will cover the structural and functional losses seen in glaucoma and the therapeutic options. Emphasis will be placed on the instrumentation and techniques used in management and their theoretical basis/mode of operation.

It is intended that those who graduate from this unit will have an advanced knowledge of this condition with a practical understanding of the latest methods of detection and management.

The course draws upon the expertise of a large number of academic and clinically qualified staff within the University of Manchester and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.

Successful completion of the glaucoma module can form part of an MSc in Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences . To complete the MSc you will need to take a further 6 modules and a dissertation.


Modular (part-time)

  • UK/EU students (per annum): £650
  • International students (per annum): £1,300

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 £1000 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.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 275 1648
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Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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