3 or 4 years full-time
UCAS Code: B510 (BSc route) B512 (MOptom route)
Specific subject requirements:
GCSE: English and Maths grade B, Physics grade B (if not held at A level) or Dual Award Science grade BB.
A level: Two sciences at A level, including Biology with either Maths or Physics. Chemistry may be acceptable as an alternative. General Studies not accepted as part of the offer. Additional AS/A levels welcomed.
A Levels: AAA
IB: 34-35 points overall, including 6 points in Higher Level Biology and 6 points in Higher Level Chemistry or Physics, 5 points in Higher Level Maths or 6 points in Standard Level Maths and 5 points in Standard Level English.
We do not accept Access courses for entry to this degree.
BTEC & other:
Three Distinctions in BTEC National Diploma / BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science (Forensic Science, Laboratory & Industrial Science or Medical Science) together with grade B in A level in Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics).
Two Distinctions in BTEC National Certificate / BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Applied Science (Forensic Science, Laboratory & Industrial Science or Medical Science). With these qualifications we also require grades A and B in two A level science subjects.
AAAAB in Scottish Highers, including Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Maths. 360 UCAS tariff points in Irish Leaving Certificate including a minimum of A2 in Biology, Maths, and Physics or Chemistry and excluding Irish.
Prospective students with a diploma in optometry from Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Singapore Polytechnic will be considered for the accelerated BS Optometry/MOptom programme.
Tuition fees: £9,000 for UK/EU students. (2012). More on fees
Prizes are awarded to successful Optometry Undergraduates.
Applicants receiving offers are invited to an open day.
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