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Optical Management

Anglia Ruskin University
En Cambridge (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cambridge (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    3 Years

This degree has three main aims: to prepare you for employment in an optometric or ophthalmic dispensing practice; to prepare you for further study required to become an optometrist and to prepare you for the external examinations and registration with the General Optical Council.
Suitable for: Individuals wishing to pursue a career as a dispensing optician manager.

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Requisitos: Preferred subject(s): GCE A-level Any Science subject Non-Academic Conditions: CRB Checks required GCSE(s) Required: English grade C, Mathematics grade C, Science grade C, Two additional at grade C or above (any subject) We welcome applications from International and EU students. There are country-specific entry requirements.

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Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

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01 octubre 2016
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Inglaterra
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Course overview

This degree shares many common elements with Ophthalmic Dispensing, but what sets this course apart is the option modules that allow you to address the management dimension of optometric practice.

Dispensing opticians are primary health care providers and so you will be required to manage patients' care in a safe, ethical and confidential manner. The opportunity to gain first-hand practical experience working with patients will give you valuable insight into the requirements of professional practice.

The scope of this course calls for a variety of teaching methods, including formal lectures and tutorials, practical sessions and workshops and patient experiences.

Module guide

Year one core modules

  • Optical Dispensing 1
  • Theoretical Optics and Ophthalmic Lenses
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

Year two core modules

  • Visual Optics with Low Vision
  • Optical Dispensing 2
  • Final Ophthalmic Lenses
  • Introduction to Contact Lens Practice

Year three core modules

  • Undergraduate Major Project
  • Optical Dispensing 3


Assessment is via a mix of practical and written examinations, MCQ examinations, assignments, logbooks, lab reports, formal reports and class-based tests.

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Comments: Graduates will be exempt from the theory aspects of the final Professional Qualification Examinations of the Association of British Dispensing Opticians.
Career opportunities: It will provide a good basis for a number of roles within the wider field of optometry.