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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Programme Credits (ECTS):240

Stages

Module Title Code Core/Option Credits (ECTS) Semester
DT224 Year 1
Anatomy &Physiology of the Eye OPTO8001 CORE 10 Full Year
Cell Biology BIOL1405 CORE 5 Single Semester
Geometrical Optics PHYS1811 CORE 5 Single Semester
Histology,Anatomy&Physiology BIOL1406 CORE 5 Single Semester
Introduction to Chemistry CHEM1009 CORE 5 Full Year
Maths for Optical Professions MATH1920 CORE 5 Single Semester
Ophthalmic Optics & Dispensing OPTO1802 CORE 5 Single Semester
Physical Optics PHYS1812 CORE 5 Single Semester
Physics for Health Sciences PHYS1859 CORE 5 Full Year
Visual Science OPTO1801 CORE 10 Full Year
DT224 Year 2
Binocular Vision 1 OPTO2803 CORE 10 Full Year
Clinical Optometry OPTO2801 CORE 10 Full Year
Contact Lens Practice 1 OPTO2804 CORE 5 Full Year
Experimental Statistics MATH2920 CORE 5 Full Year
Intro to Eye Disease & Pharmac OPTO2006 CORE 5 Single Semester
Medical Physiology BIOL2803 CORE 5 Single Semester
Ocular Biochemistry BIOL2106 CORE 5 Single Semester
Optical Dispensing 1 OPTO2806 CORE 5 Single Semester
Optical Dispensing 2 OPTO2807 CORE 5 Single Semester
Physiology of Vision 1 OPTO2808 CORE 5 Single Semester
DT224 Year 3
Advanced Clinical Techniques OPTO3802 CORE 10 Full Year
Binocular Vision 2 OPTO3804 CORE 10 Full Year
Contact Lens Practice 2 OPTO3803 CORE 10
Diseases of the Eye OPTO3805 CORE 10
Ocular & General Pharmacology OPTO3806 CORE 5
Physiology of Vision 2 OPTO3809 CORE 5 Single Semester
Primary Eye Care Clinic 1 OPTO3801 CORE 5 Full Year
Prof Studies & Intercult Comms OPTO3000 CORE 5 Full Year
DT224 Year 4
Contact Lens Clinic OPTO4811 CORE 5 Full Year
Environmental Optometry OPTO4805 CORE 5
Optical Practice Management OPTO4814 CORE 5 Single Semester
Paediatric Optometry OPTO4812 CORE 10 Single Semester
Primary Eye Care Clinic 2 OPTO4801 CORE 10
Project OPTO4809 CORE 10 Full Year
Topics in Modern Optometry OPTO4810 CORE 5 Single Semester
Vision Rehabilitation OPTO4813 CORE 10 Full Year
Supervised Optometric Pract OPTO4816 OPTION 30 Single Semester
Supervised Optometric Pract OPTO4816 OPTION 30 Single Semester

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.