Doctor of Optometry / Doctor of Ophthalmic Science

Aston University, Birmingham

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( 4.1) 1422 reviews


Course info

This course is for you if you are looking to obtain a professional doctorate that enables eye care professionals to enhance their knowledge, critical awareness of current issues, and to be at the forefront of their academic discipline through taught and research elements. This is the first UK professional doctorate in optometry and is available part time via distance learning. The Doctor of Optometry/ Doctor of Ophthalmic Science (previously known as the Aston “Ophthalmic Doctorate”) is a ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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95th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
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34th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
6th

Start date and duration

Start date
MAR, OCT
Distance/Online
6 years

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, February 2019

Tuition fees

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More info: Fee for UK / EU: £1,100 per module / £8,400 full research project (£2,800 p.a). MSc Research Review (60 credits) fee will be three times the 20 credit Module Fee, for the relevant academic year. In accordance with University policy, tuition fees may increase in future years of study..

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More info: Fee for UK / EU: £1,100 per module / £8,400 full research project (£2,800 p.a). MSc Research Review (60 credits) fee will be three times the 20 credit Module Fee, for the relevant academic year. In accordance with University policy, tuition fees may increase in future years of study..

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More info: Fee for International students: £1,100 per module / £8,400 full research project (£2,800 p.a). MSc Research Review (60 credits) fee will be three times the 20 credit Module Fee, for the relevant academic year. In accordance with University policy, tuition fees may increase in future years of study..

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How Optometry students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 61 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 63%
3 star 14%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,422 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 53%
3 star 15%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

Aston University, Birmingham

Aston Triangle Birmingham
B4 7ET United Kingdom Nearest train station: Birmingham Moor Street  0.3 miles away

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