Optometry

TU Dublin - City Campus

 

Course Name Optometry
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT224
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 6
Honours 2H5's

Minimum Grade in:
Maths 03/H7
English or Irish O6/H7

Other Requirements
At least H4 in one of: Physics, Chemistry, Physics and Chemistry or Biology

Information On Eligibility And Selection
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Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC/Level 5
DIT welcomes applications from students who are presenting QQI/ FET/FETAC Level 5 awards and there are approximately 500 first year places available on Higher Certificate Programmes, Ordinary Degree Programmes and Honours Degree Programmes for such applicants.

For information on what Level 5 awards are required per programme and for further details on how to apply visit: dit.ie/eligibility
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education, updating your skills, gaining a new qualification, achieving a personal goal or ambition, DIT welcomes all mature students.

Mature Students / Thinking of returning to study?

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Alternative Entry Go to http://www.dit.ie/studyatdit/undergraduate/howtoapply/ for information.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 25 places (approximately).
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support Go to: http://www.dit.ie/studyatdit/undergraduate/feesgrantsscholarships/ for information.
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is Optometry?
Optometrists (Ophthalmic Opticians) are health care professionals who provide primary eye care services. They carry out eye examinations to diagnosis vision defects including myopia (shortsight), hyperopia (longsight), astigmatism...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
• Visual Science
• Ophthalmic Optics & Dispensing
• Geometrical Optics
• Physical Optics
• Physics for Health Science
• Cell Biology
• Histology, Anatomy & Physiology
• Anatomy and Physiology of the eye
• Chemistry
• Mathematics
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Comment Location: Kevin St.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
After graduation you are eligible to take the Professional Qualifying Examinations of the Association of Optometrists, Ireland. The BSc Optometry and success in these Professional Qualifying Examinations are academ...

Further Enquiries T: 01 402 4785 (Dr Veronica O’Dwyer)
E: veronica.odwyer@dit.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2019 498
2018 475
2017 477