About the course
Orthoptists are eyecare professionals who specialise in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of vision and eye disorders. In this course theory and knowledge of eye disease is integrated with orthoptic skills for competent investigation, diagnosis and management of patients. You will attend clinical placements within the clinical school network and other clinical settings where you will learn to further develop and refine your clinical skills and patient management strategies. Clinical education leading to entry-level competency is the focus of the final 18 months of the course, with opportunity for rural, interstate or international clinical placements.
Intake Months
MARCH
Delivery Locations
Sydney
C55996
Qualification
Masters Degree (Coursework)
Duration
2 Years
Post study visa
2 Years
Cricos
084265B
English language requirements
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6
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98
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65 with no communicative skill score less than 58
Academic entry requirements
Prerequisites
Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelors degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. All applicants need
Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
March, 2023 Duration 2 Years Course fee AUD 21,790
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City Open Now Campus City Campus
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UTS is a public university of technology defined by their support for the economic, social and cultural prosperity of their communities. They are measured by the success of their students, staff and partners and committed to research, innovation and the dissemination of knowledge of public value.
UTS has a culturally diverse campus life and vibrant international exchange study and research programs that prepare graduates for the workplaces of today and the future. The campus is in the heart of Sydneys creative and digital precinct and alongside Sydneys central business district. Continuing a 10-year period of major development, the ongoing transformation of the UTS campus will ensure that they continue to maintain and develop a purpose- and sustainably built campus to support innovation in education and research.
UTS is the top-ranked young university and their vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for global impact. They are known for their innovative teaching. They are committed to practical innovation and research that benefits industry and society and believe in social change to create a more just and equal world.
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