Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists PgCert

Ulster University

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Course info

This fully online programme consists of two 30 credit modules; Principles of Pharmacology and Prescribing and Assessment, management and treatment of ocular conditions and will prepare GOC registered Optometrists to undertake the Clinical Placement and proceed to The College of Optometrists Common Final Assessment in Therapeutics. This programme has been designed in collaboration with Ophthalmologists, Pharmacists and Independent Prescribing Optometrists. Our course team have many years ... READ MORE

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43rd / 131
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60th
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2nd

Start date and duration

Start date
JAN-22
Distance/Online
1 year

Modules
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Tuition fees

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More info: Students will need to pay 1293.90 per 30 credit module..

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08 Jan 18

I have thoroughly enjoyed myself so far. Fair classes timetable/efficient support unit/ brilliant library...

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Where you'll study

Ulster University

Cromore Road Coleraine
Northern Ireland
BT52 1SA United Kingdom Nearest train station: University   0.2 miles away

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