Ulster University - Coleraine


Course Name Optometry
Course Provider Ulster University - Coleraine
Course Code B510
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Coleraine
Application Date

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2023 entry application deadlines

For courses starting in 2023 (and for deferred applications), your application should be with us at UCAS by one of these dates – depending on what courses you apply for. If y...

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Duration Attendance
Full time.
MOptom: Four years
BSc (Hons) Optometry: Three years.
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)/MOptom (Hons)
Entry Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate
128 UCAS tariff points from five subjects at Higher Level to include two science subjects

Course Specific requirement:
At least twoat H3 (or above) from Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology. If Maths not achieved at H3, then required at a minimum of H6 at Higher Level or O4 at Ordinary Level.

English required at minimum Grade H6 (Higher Level) OR minimum Grade O4 (Ordinary Level).
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Comment Award: Bachelor of Science with Honours/Master of Optometry with Honours

Professional recognition
General Optical Council (GOC)
Accredited by the General Optical Council (GOC).
Course Content

At Ulster we offer a 3-year BSc (Hons) Optometry or a 4-year Masters with Honours Optometry degree.

Did you know that most people value their sight above all other senses? That’s not surprising considering how important vision...

Subjects Taught For full module description, please see "Course Web Page" below.
Assessment Method

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Right from the first week of your studies, you will be in the eye clinic, where you will learn how to test each other's eyes before you apply these skills to paid volunteers in the second year. In the third year of ...

Careers or Further Progression

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With this degree you could become:
• Pre-reg Optometrist
• Optometrist

Career options
Our graduates have an excellent record of employment and have secured clinical, research, academic and managerial roles in the public and priva...

Further Enquiries Dr Julie McClelland - Course Director

Simon Foster - Admissions
T: +44 (0)28 7012 3361
E: sj.foster@ulster.ac.uk

International Admissions Office
E: global@ulster.ac.uk
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