Ophthalmic Science

Table of units of study: Ophthalmic Science

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

Core units

Students eligible for admission to a stream must complete OPSC5001, OPSC5002 and the stream core units.
OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of basic human anatomy
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5002
Ophthalmic Physiology
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of basic human cell and organ physiology
C OPSC5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of physics relating to light and optics
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5004
Practical Ophthalmic Science
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of physics relating to light and optics.
P OPSC5001
C OPSC5002 or OPSC5003

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students will have to successfully complete OPSC5002 or OPSC5003 before being permitted to commence OPSC5004.
Int December

Stream core units

OPSC5034
Oculoplastic Surgery 1
6    A Students undertaking this unit of study must have advanced specialty training with RANZCO qualifications or equivalent. Consideration will be give to RACS and dermatology advance trainees.
P OPSC5001 and OPSC5002


Student should contact the discipline directly for permission to enrol. The PG Coordinator will email Student Services to notify them of students who have permission.
Semester 1
OPSC5035
Oculoplastic Surgery 2
6    A Students undertaking this unit of study must have advanced specialty training with RANZCO qualifications or equivalent. Consideration will be give to RACS and dermatology advance trainees.
P OPSC5001 and OPSC5002 and OPSC5034


Student should contact the discipline directly for permission to enrol. The PG Coordinator will email Student Services to notify them of students who have permission.
Semester 2
OPSC5036
Practical Oculoplastic Surgery
6    A Students undertaking this unit of study must have advanced specialty training with RANZCO qualifications or equivalent. Consideration will be give to RACS and dermatology advance trainees.
P OPSC5001 and OPSC5002 and OPSC5034
C OPSC5035


Students should contact the discipline directly for permission to enrol. The PG Coordinator will email Student Services to notify them of students who have permission.
Int November

Additional core unit for master's degree students

Master’s degree students must enrol in OPSC5005. A student must be enrolled in order to submit the treatise. If a student is not able to submit his/her treatise after enrolling in OPSC5005 for one semester, he/she must enrol in OPSC5005, with the concomitant financial liability, every semester until he/she submits.
OPSC5005
Treatise
12    P OPSC5001 and OPSC5002
Semester 1
Semester 2

Alternative core units

These units of study are only available to candidates with an exemption for a core unit of study.
OPSC5011
Ocular Genetics
9    P OPSC5001
C OPSC5002
N OPSC5012

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must request permission from the unit of study coordinator to enrol in this unit of study. The coordinator will email the Postgraduate Student Administration Unit to advise that the student has permission to enrol.
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5012
Ocular Pathology
9    P OPSC5001
C OPSC5002
N OPSC5011

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must request permission from the unit of study coordinator to enrol in this unit of study. The coordinator will email the Postgraduate Student Administration Unit to advise that the student has permission to enrol.
Semester 1
Semester 2