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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Optometry is a healthcare profession concerned with examination, diagnosis and treatment of the human visual system.In our aging population the demand for eye care is expected to increase, and optometrists are ideally placed to help meet this demand.The programme is based on both fundamental academic sciences as well as detailed clinical and practical studies. The emphasis is very much on the optometric service to patients.You will see patients in the University's own eye clinic, and attend local hospitals where you are instructed in the recognition and management of eye disease by senior ophthalmologists.Our three-year programme enables you to progress towards practising as a registered optometrist - you will need to complete a year's pre-registration training after graduation in order to do this.**Professional accreditation**This programme is accredited by the General Optical Council.**Rankings**We are ranked 7th in the UK for Optometry, Ophthalmology and Orthoptics in the Complete University Guide 2022.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,124per year

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A level : AAB

AAB from 3 Full A Levels to include AA in two pure Science subjects (Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Maths) plus a B in another subject excluding General Studies. One re-sit per subject may be acceptable.Please note that where a Science A-level is taken, the University will require applicants to pass the practical element.

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University information

University of Bradford

  • University League Table

    74th

  • Campus address

    University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, England

The University of Bradford is one of the most diverse, inclusive universities in the UK. It is proud of the warm welcome that international students receive.
Expert support staff are on hand to help international students from their first contact with the university, throughout their time in Bradford and beyond.
The campus is within a 10-minute walk of the city centre, with accommodation and all student facilities within the grounds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 15 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 180
    160 82%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    3rd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    13th

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