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Primary Care Ophthalmology (Online Learning) MSc

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Study length

This three year, part-time, interprofessional Masters programme in Primary Care Ophthalmology, taught entirely online.

It is offered by the University of Edinburgh in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).

The programme leads to the degree of Master of Science (MSc). There are also exit points at: PG Certificate - after one year of study; PG Diploma - after two years of study.

Who is this programme for?

The MSc is developed in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) as part of the Scottish Government's directive to empower and enhance the shift of balance of care for cataract, glaucoma, medical retina, emergency and ophthalmic triage from secondary to primary care.

You will enhance your knowledge with particular regard to recognition, diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease as you take on extended, shared care and advanced practitioner roles in the management of eye disease as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.

The Year 3 MSc research project also serves as an opportunity to conduct applied research in your sub-speciality of interest and to develop an academic career.

Career opportunities

This programme is designed for you if you wish to enhance your knowledge with particular regard to diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease as you take on an increasingly expanding role in the management of eye disease as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 4,570per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

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    3rd out of 81 1

    5th out of 35

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    187 94%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    54th

    22
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    / Max 239
    222 91%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    21st

    10

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