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Coursework

Doctor of Optometry

    • CRICOS Code: 072811B

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    Degree structure

    Students must complete 400 credit points over the 4-year program. These 400 points of credit are accumulated from a compulsory series of six core subjects totalling 100 points per year.

    Doctor of Optometry 1st year (100 points):

    Covers the basic vision sciences and pre-clinical optometry training.

    Doctor of Optometry 2nd year (100 points):

    Covers the applied clinical vision sciences and clinical optometry training, as well as research in vision and optometry.

    Doctor of Optometry 3rd year (100 points):

    Covers further applied clinical vision sciences and clinical optometry training, as well as clinical optometry practice.

    Doctor of Optometry 4th year (100 points):

    Covers advanced clinical optometry practice.

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