Vision Science

  • Optometry

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    You can become a qualified optometrist being meticulous in your role and paying close attention to detail. Study how to detect sight problems, prescribe and fit glasses and contact lenses and detect and manage eye conditions at degree level.
  • Orthoptics

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • HCPC
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Accreditation:
    • HCPC
    If you are observant and want to help people see - particularly young children - study orthoptics at degree level. You can become a qualified Orthoptist and allied health professional diagnosing and managing a wide range of visual conditions.
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Career-focused degrees

The only vision science teaching unit in Scotland, the department is unique in offering undergraduate degree programmes in Optometry and Orthoptics. Courses enable students to gain hands-on clinical experiences in our state-of-the-art Vision Centre and are accredited by the General Optical Council and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

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