Optometrists perform eyesight examinations, give advice on visual problems and prescribe corrective lenses or spectacles. Working with patients of all ages, optometrists examine the eyes to detect signs of injury, disease, abnormality and defects in vision.
Designed to meet the requirements of the General Optical Council (GOC), Optometry at Plymouth will provide you with the scientific and clinical knowledge, as well as the professional training to enable you to enter the pre-registration year for qualification as an Optometrist. Our Optometry degree course has been designed to be professionally relevant, intellectually stimulating and evidence based. We incorporate Problem Based Learning to foster productive team work and help develop the interpersonal skills crucial to successful practice.
Optometry course overview