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Graduate degree pathway

How to become an optometrist

      Overview

      • #1
        University in Australia
      • Guaranteed entry available
      • CSP
        Commonwealth Supported Places available
      3 yearsBachelor degree
      +
      4 yearsDoctor of Optometry

      Overview

      Optometry is a dynamic and challenging healthcare specialisation that trains you to examine, diagnose, treat and manage diseases and disorders of the visual system and the eyes.

      Training in Optometry at Melbourne will give you professional accreditation and a professional entry qualification.

      You will start with a Bachelor of Biomedicine or a Bachelor of Science and study biological sciences.

      Next, you will complete the Doctor of Optometry to qualify as a professionally accredited optometrist.