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Ophthalmic Dispensing (Accelerated) BSc (Hons)

University of Central Lancashire

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UCAS CODE: B590

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**Course overview**- Our BSc Ophthalmic Dispensing is a unique, two-year fast-track programme for those in the industry who want to gain qualifications while working.- The programme blends online delivery with week-long, on-campus blocks, embedding learning with clinical and practical skills. You can see how the knowledge from the programme can be applied in the real world within your workplace.- On successful completion of this programme, you may have the opportunity to transfer onto the Optometry programme if you meet the requirements to a satisfactory standard.**Why study with us**- A fast-track format means you start your pre-registration in your last year and you could be a registered dispensing optician within two years of starting the course.- You’ll have access to our brand new purpose-built vision sciences facilities including specialist dispensing and refraction labs.- You will have the opportunity to learn within our on campus Eye Health Clinic, equivalent to a high street practice and open to members of the public.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

GCSE English, Science, Maths and two others at a minimum grade C/4 or equivalent + 1 year Optical work experience;Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Optical Retail Skills + 1 year Optical work experience + 5 GCSEs as above; SMCTech qualification + 5 GCSEs as above; BTEC: Considered as long as GCSE English, Science, Maths and two others at a minimum grade C/4 or equivalent + 1 year Optical work experience is met.

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

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