Master of Optometry

Deakin University

Develop the knowledge and attributes required to practise as an optometrist within Australia and New Zealand. This course gives lets you build upon the knowledge and applied skills acquired throughout the Bachelor of Vision Science (or equivalent). Throughout this course, you will continue to develop an understanding of optometric clinical assessment and procedures; ethical, legal and professional standards of practice; and acquire high levels of inter-personal and inter-professional communication and commercial awareness. You will develop and refine skills in patient-centred care and evidence-based practice, enabling you to practise as a professional in this field. Clinical placements are an integral part of Deakin’s optometry program. You will undertake a variety of short-term industry placements during the Master of Optometry and spend the final six months of the course as a ‘student resident’ in a range of clinical optometric and medical settings.

Type

Master's programs

Australia

Geelong , Australia

Location

Australia

Geelong

Type

Master's programs