Ophthalmic Dispensing - Grangegorman

TU Dublin - City Campus

 

Course Name Ophthalmic Dispensing - Grangegorman
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TU761
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University Dublin Level 7 NFQ
Apply To CAO
Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Duration 3 Years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum No of Subjects: 5

Minimum Grade in:
Maths: O3/H7
English or Irish: O5/H7

Other Subject Requirements
At least O4/H7 in one of Physics, Chemistry, Physics & Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Applied Mathematics or Engineering.

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 15
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... Ophthalmic Dispensing?

Dispensing Opticians are eye care professionals who are trained to interpret prescriptions issued by optometrists or ophthalmologists and to dispense spectacles and other optical aids. They advise patients on the ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
Modules

This programme is 3 years in duration.The first two years of the programme are delivered in the laboratories and lecture theatres on campus. The third year of the programme is a structured work placement. The first year focuses on ...

Comment Campus Location: Grangegorman
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
Dispensing Optician. Most newly qualified dispensing opticians enter practice as employees of other dispensing opticians/optometrists, but you can also own and operate your own business.

Graduate Job Titles:

T...

Further Enquiries Contact Us
Patricia Mordaunt
patricia.mordaunt@tudublin.ie
(01) 402 4942
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 316
2020 302
2019 302