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University of Sydney (USYD)

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Master of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Ophthalmic science aims to prevent blindness, promote eye health and rehabilitate those with a visual disability.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
MASMOPSC1000
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$32,000 per year / $32,000 total
International Fees
$46,500 per year / $46,500 total

About this course

 

Ophthalmic science aims to prevent blindness, promote eye health and rehabilitate those with a visual disability. The Master of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science) will provide you with the grounding required to undertake a career in vision science.

Our ophthalmology programs have been developed and are taught by the Save Sight Institute at the Sydney Eye Hospital. They have extensive experience in providing the best quality ophthalmic care in both developed and developing countries.

This course will give you the core knowledge and understanding of the basic ophthalmic sciences and you will gain skills in the theoretical and practical aspects of ophthalmic anatomy, physiology and optics. The course includes a two-week intensive practical unit where you will gain skills in the practical applications of ophthalmic equipment and familiarity with anatomical specimens. To complete this programme, you will undertake a supervised basic ophthalmic science research project.

 

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Course structure

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
80.2%
Overall satisfaction
75.2%
Skill scale
66.2%
Teaching scale
81.9%
Employed full-time
$75.1k
Average salary