Ophthalmic Science (Oculoplastic Surgery)

Not open for enrolment in 2017

Admission requirements


Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Science (Oculoplastic Surgery) or the Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science - Oculoplastic Surgery) requires:

  • a medical degree; and
  • appropriate medical indemnity insurance cover; and
  • eligibility to undertake a subspecialty fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists OR registration to practice ophthalmology in their state, territory or country

Course structure

The Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Science (Oculoplastic Surgery) requires the successful completion of 36 credit points of core units of study including stream core units.

The Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science - Oculoplastic Surgery) require the successful completion of 48 credit points of core units of study including stream core units.

Pattern of enrolment

Oculoplastic Surgery Stream

The following pattern of enrolment has been designed to ensure that content is covered in a logical progression. if you are studying part-time, the following program is suggested:

Masters (stream part-time)
Year 1
UoS code and name Credit points Delivery mode

Semester 1

   

OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy

 9 online
Semester 2    
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
 9 online
Year 2
UoS code and name Credit points Delivery mode
Semester 1    
OPSC5034
Oculoplastic Surgery 1
 6 online

Semester 2

   

OPSC5035
Oculoplastic Surgery 2

 6 online

OPSC5036
Practical Oculoplastic Surgery

 6 block mode
Year 3
UoS code and name Credit points Delivery mode
Semester 1    
OPSC5005
Treatise
 12 supervision
Graduate Diploma (stream part-time)
Year 1
UoS code and name Credit points

Semester 1

 

OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy

 9
Semester 2  
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
 9
Year 2
UoS code and name Credit points
Semester 1  
OPSC5034
Oculoplastic Surgery 1
 6

Semester 2

 

OPSC5035
Oculoplastic Surgery 2

 6

OPSC5036
Practical Oculoplastic Surgery

 6


If studying full time, the following pattern is recommended:

Masters (stream full-time)
UoS code and name Credit points
Semester 1  
OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy
 9
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
 9
OPSC5034
Oculoplastic Surgery 1
 6
Semester 2  
OPSC5035
Oculoplastic Surgery 2
 6
OPSC5036
Practical Oculoplastic Surgery
 6
OPSC5005
Treatise
 12
Graduate Diploma (stream full-time)
UoS code and name Credit points
Semester 1  
OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy
 9
OPSC5034
Oculoplastic Surgery 1
 6
Semester 2  
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
 9
OPSC5035
Oculoplastic Surgery 2
 6
OPSC5036
Practical Oculoplastic Surgery
 6