Graduate degree pathway
How to become an optometrist
What will I study?
2. Enter the Doctor of Optometry
The Doctor of Optometry program is a masters level professional entry degree that is an internationally recognised qualification with full accreditation from the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand (OCANZ). Clinical studies commence in first year and gradually increase to full-time in the final year. The course runs for four years and is a combination of on-campus teaching and clinical placements. A research project, with clinical relevance, is conducted as a required component of the degree.