Graduate degree pathway

How to become an optometrist


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3 years Bachelor degree
4 years Doctor of Optometry


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.