Optometry and Ophthalmology, Short Course | Part time | The University of Manchester | Manchester, United Kingdom
3 months
3600 GBP/year
1400 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study one or more units from The University of Manchester's Optometry and Ophthalmology degree as standalone courses for continuing professional development.



Improve your understanding and knowledge of treatment of glaucoma, low vision or medical retina (accredited by the College of Optometrists). You can also choose to learn more about contact lenses, refractive management or genetics of the eye with The University of Manchester's Optometry and Ophthalmology.

Hear from academic and clinically qualified staff at the University and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Glaucoma 
  • Medical Retina 
  • Low Vision
  • Refractive Management
  • Clinical Science Contemporary Contact Lenses

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must hold a relevant honours first degree (Lower Second or above, or equivalent) from an approved higher education institution or evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience that the University accepts as qualifying you for entry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3600 GBP per year during 3 months.
  • National

    1400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1400 GBP per year during 3 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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