Optometry BSc (Hons)

Bristol, University of the West of England

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Course info

UCAS CODE B510
An optometrist is a highly skilled health professional trained to provide specialist eye care services, including sight tests. They work in hospitals, the community and other related settings.There is a growing need for people who can provide these services, particularly as the NHS evolves and other providers move into this area.Studying this subject will set you on the path for a rewarding career as a health professional, with good employment and salary prospects open to well-trained graduates.

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
104th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
64th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
9th

Start date and duration

Start date
13-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Ophthalmics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 93 = 7% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Ophthalmics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Ophthalmics graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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£13,500 per year
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Bristol, University of the West of England
CompUniGuide ranking
64th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a popular institution based in Bristol, one of the UK’s most thriving and creative cities. With campuses spanning the city, it offers the freedom and excitement of living in a big city, but within a supportive campus community. With a diverse student body of 30,000 students and more than 400 courses covering a wide range of subject areas, there’s something for everyone. The University was awarded TEF gold status in the latest Government rankings for higher education providers, so you can be confident that you’ll be getting the very best standard of teaching. This is the highest possible rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) 2018.

Where you'll study

Bristol, University of the West of England

Glenside Bristol
South Gloucestershire
BS16 1DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Stapleton Road  0.9 miles away

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