Graduate degree pathway

How to become an optometrist

Professional accreditation

  • The Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand (OCANZ).

Career outcomes

The Doctor of Optometry will give you comprehensive theoretical and clinical skills with the opportunity to undertake clinical training at metropolitan, rural and overseas sites as part of their final year of study.

The Doctor of Optometry satisfies the legislative requirements that permit students to register as optometrists in all states and territories of Australia and in New Zealand. The qualification also affords the opportunity, either with or without further study and examination, to register to practice in other countries around the world.