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Optometry BSc (Hons)

University of Bradford

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Course info

UCAS CODE B510
Optometry is a healthcare profession concerned with examination, diagnosis and treatment of the human visual system.In our aging population the demand for eye care is expected to increase, and optometrists are ideally placed to help meet this demand.The programme is based on both fundamental academic sciences as well as detailed clinical and practical studies. The emphasis is very much on the optometric service to patients.You will see patients in the Universitys own eye clinic, and attend ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
68th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
69th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
6th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-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 - 96 = 4% 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
£15,000
UK Ophthalmics graduate salary
£15,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Ophthalmics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Biology
94%
Chemistry
89%
Mathematics
38%
Psychology
25%
General Studies
11%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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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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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£19,160 per year
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Latest Optometry reviews

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Mohammed
24 Feb 20

Optometry BSc (Hons)

Very good. I have learnt a lot and met a lot of new people from various different places. I have took up many different...
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14 Dec 18

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How Optometry students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 79 reviews

5 star 30%
4 star 45%
3 star 22%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%

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Student rating ( 4.0) 1,497 reviews

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3 star 21%
2 star 3%
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University of Bradford
CompUniGuide ranking
69th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
The University of Bradford has a life-changing ethos; as academics and industry experts shape the future of their sectors, their students become the best version of themselves and leave with the tools they need for their chosen career. The friendly and compact campus is within a five-minute walk of the city centre, with accommodation and the SU all within its grounds. Bradford prides itself on having one of the most multicultural campuses in the UK. There are students from 130 different nationalities at Bradford and more than 70 languages are spoken in the city itself. Bradford has a lot to offer; home to the National Science and Media Museum and a UNESCO city of film. Host to a diverse calendar of events and gig venues with a vibrant food culture, there is lots to discover in the city centre and countryside beyond.

Where you'll study

University of Bradford

Richmond Road Bradford
BD7 1DP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Frizinghall  1.2 miles away

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