Bachelor of Science (Hons) Optometry   DT224

  • Undergraduate
  • Level 8
  • 4 Years
  • Full-Time
  • Kevin Street
  • School of Physics
  • College of Sciences and Health

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What is Bachelor of Science (Hons) Optometry?

This 4 year programme is designed to provide an education in the sciences associated with vision and their practical application to the examination and assessment of visual functions, detection of eye diseases, correction of sight by spectacles and contact lenses, and the management of a variety of other visual and ocular problems.  The programme has long been recognised by the relevant statutory body for entry to the professional examinations needed for practice within the profession of optometrist in Ireland.

External and/or Professional Details

Professional Body Accreditation:Opticians Board

Students may be required to attend classes at locations across the Institute.

Please note that the catalogue is provided as a guide to modules in DIT. Not all modules listed will necessarily be offered every year and new modules may also be added. Information subject to change. For detail on specific programmes/modules please contact the relevant School directly.