International Ophthalmology

Table of units of study: International Ophthalmology

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Part 1

Units of study for the Community Ophthalmology stream
OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy
9      Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
9      Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5013
Ophthalmology in Developing Countries 1
6   

Candidates must be overseas trained medical practitioners from countries without an established vocational ophthalmology training programs and be working in a clinical ophthalmology unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5014
Ophthalmology in Developing Countries 2
6    P OPSC5013


Candidates must be overseas trained medical practitioners from countries without an established vocational ophthalmology training programs and be working in a clinical ophthalmology unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5015
Clinical Ophthalmology 1
6    P OPSC5013 and OPSC5014


Candidates must be overseas trained medical practitioners from countries without an established vocational ophthalmology training programs and be working in a clinical ophthalmology unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5016
Clinical Ophthalmology 2
6    P OPSC5015


Candidates must be overseas trained medical practitioners from countries without an established vocational ophthalmology training programs and be working in a clinical ophthalmology unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5017
Surgical Ophthalmology
6   

Candidates must be overseas trained medical practitioners from countries without an established vocational ophthalmology training programs and be working in a clinical ophthalmology unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5033
Acute and Emergency Eye Presentations
6   

Candidates must be overseas trained medical practitioners without an established vocational ophthalmology training program and be working in a clinical ophthalmology unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Part 2

Units of study for the Vocational Ophthalmology stream
OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy
9      Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
9      Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5026
Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery
6   

Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with established vocational ophthalmology training programs and have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practice as ophthalmologists in their countries of residency, or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their countries of residency.
Semester 1
OPSC5027
Glaucoma
6    C OPSC5026


Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with established vocational ophthalmology training programs and have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practice as ophthalmologists in their countries of residency, or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their countries of residency.
Semester 2
OPSC5028
Practical International Ophthalmology 1
6    P OPSC5026, OPSC5027
C OPSC5029, OPSC5030


Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with established vocational ophthalmology training programs and have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practice as ophthalmologists in their countries of residency, or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their countries of residency.
Intensive February
OPSC5029
Practical International Ophthalmology 2
6    P OPSC5026, OPSC5027
C OPSC5028, OPSC5030


Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with established vocational ophthalmology training programs and have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practice as ophthalmologists in their countries of residency, or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their countries of residency.
Intensive February
OPSC5030
Medical Retina
6    P OPSC5026, OPSC5027


Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with established vocational ophthalmology training programs and have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practice as ophthalmologists in their countries of residency, or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their countries of residency.
Semester 1
OPSC5031
Paediatric Ophthalmology
6    P OPSC5030


Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with established vocational ophthalmology training programs and have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practice as ophthalmologists in their countries of residency, or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their countries of residency.
Semester 2

Part 3

Unit of study for the master's degree
OPSC5032
Treatise
12    P (OPSC5013 and OPSC5014 and OPSC5017) or (OPSC5026 and OPSC5027 and OPSC5030)


Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with established vocational ophthalmology training programs and have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practice as ophthalmologists in their countries of residency, or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their countries of residency.
Semester 1
Semester 2