Optometry - Grangegorman

TU Dublin - City Campus

 

Course Name Optometry - Grangegorman
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TU871
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University 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
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum No of Subjects: 6
Higher: 2 H5s

Minimum Grade in:
Maths: O3/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7

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

Students must undergo Garda Vetting
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements
To be eligible for consideration for a programme an applicant must possess the minimum entry requirements for that programme.

Selection for entry to TU Dublin programmes will be determined on the basis of examination sc...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP The University 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 can be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation and may also be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements, dependent on the programme for which you are applying.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Cert Applied Programme will not meet minimum entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information https://www.tudublin.ie/study/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-pathways/qqi/
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Age Requirement
To be classified as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age or older on or before 1st January in the year you’re applying. You must also be an Irish/EU citizen.

You make your application for admission to the first year of any undergraduate full-time course through the Central Applications Office (CAO).

For further information go to:
http://www.tud.ie/cao/entry-routes/mature-students/
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 25
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support https://www.tudublin.ie/study/undergraduate/grants/
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is... Optometry?

Optometrists (Ophthalmic Opticians) are healthcare professionals who provide primary eye care services. They carry out eye examinations to diagnose vision defects, including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, presbyopia and pres...

Subjects Taught

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Anatomy and Physiology of the eye
Cell Biology
Chemistry
Geometrical Optics
Histology, Anatomy & Physiology
Mathematics
Ophthalmic Optics & Dispensing
Physical Optics
Physics for Health Science
Vision Science

Year 2
Binocular vis...

Comment Campus Location: Grangegorman
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 in Optometry and success in these Qualifying Examinations are academic and prof...

Further Enquiries Contact Us
Mr Declan Hovenden
declan.hovenden@tudublin.ie
(01) 402 2858
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 532
2020 509
2019 498