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Optometry MOptom

University of Hertfordshire

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Course info

UCAS CODE B510
This distinctive 4-year Optometry degree programme at the University of Hertfordshire integrates theory, science and practice from year one. Across all 4 years students will focus on achieving parallel success: as a professional clinician and as a scientist. One of the ways this course so unique is, it is the first Optometry degree with incorporation and involvement with the College of Optometrists. This allows us to include the pre-registration year within this 4 year masters programme, ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
91st / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
68th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
12th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
Full Time
4 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 - 90 = 10% 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
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
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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
92%
Chemistry
77%
Mathematics
65%
Economics
9%
Physics
9%

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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£9,250 per year
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Latest Optometry reviews

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02 Oct 19
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How Optometry students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 29 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 55%
3 star 20%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 1,625 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 51%
3 star 21%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
University of Hertfordshire
CUG ranking
68th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
The University of Hertfordshire (Herts) is an internationally renowned institution located in Hatfield, UK. First established as a Technical College in 1948, the university’s portfolio of degree courses includes a diverse and progressive selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. There are over 200 undergraduate courses to choose from, and the university works hard to help students achieve their academic goals. Herts has invested in amazing campus facilities which include a full-scale replica Crown Court, state-of-the-art sports centres, and a multi-million-pound Science Building with in-house flight simulators. Herts offers many opportunities for students to try new things and meet new people, providing recreational spaces to get drinks with friends, cafes, gyms, and shops across its two campuses.

Where you'll study

University of Hertfordshire

University Admissions Service College Lane Hatfield
Hertfordshire
AL10 9AB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hatfield   0.9 miles away

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