Ophthalmic DispensingAnglia Ruskin University
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- Bachelor's degree
- Cambridge (England)
What you'll learn on the course
Dispensing opticians are specialists who apply the prescriptions of optometrists, employing their skills and knowledge to deliver the best solution to meet patients' requirements.
In order to meet the accreditation requirements of the General Optical Council, the option modules in our BSc (Hons) Ophthalmic Dispensing are limited. However, you will have the opportunity to widen your area of study and explore areas such as human anatomy and medical genetics.
The scope of this course calls for a variety of teaching methods, including formal lectures and tutorials, practical sessions and workshops and patient experiences.
Year one core modules
- Optical Dispensing 1
- Theoretical Optics and Ophthalmic Lenses
- Human Anatomy and Physiology
Year two core modules
- Visual Optics with Low Vision
- Optical Dispensing 2
- Final Ophthalmic Lenses
- Introduction to Contact Lens Practice
Year three core modules
- Optical Dispensing 3
- Undergraduate Major Project
Assessment is via a mix of practical and written examinations, MCQ examinations, assignments, logbooks, lab reports, formal reports and class-based tests.
Career opportunities: You will be able to practise as a dispensing optician or dispensing manager after one year's supervised practice.