International Ophthalmology

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

International Ophthalmology

Master of International Ophthalmology

Students in the Community Ophthalmology stream must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study from Part 1
(b) 12 credit points of units of study from Part 3.
Students in the Post Vocational Ophthalmology stream must successfully complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study from Part 2
(b) 12 credit points of units of study from Part 3.

Graduate Diploma in International Ophthalmology

Students in the Community Ophthalmology stream must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study from Part 1.
Students in the Post Vocational Ophthalmology stream must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study from Part 2.

Part 1

Community Ophthalmology stream
OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of basic human anatomy
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of physics relating to light and optics
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5013
Ophthalmology in Developing Countries 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5014
Ophthalmology in Developing Countries 2
6    P OPSC5013
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5015
Clinical Ophthalmology 1
6    P OPSC5013 and OPSC5014
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5016
Clinical Ophthalmology 2
6    P OPSC5015
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

This unit of study is not available in 2020

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

Vocational Ophthalmology stream
OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of basic human anatomy
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of physics relating to light and optics
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5026
Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery
6      Semester 1
OPSC5027
Glaucoma
6    P OPSC5026
Semester 2
OPSC5028
Practical International Ophthalmology 1
6    P OPSC5026 and OPSC5027


Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with established vocational ophthalmology training programs and have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practise as ophthalmologists in their countries of residency, or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their countries of residency.
Intensive February
Intensive June
OPSC5029
Practical International Ophthalmology 2
6    P OPSC5026 and OPSC5027 and OPSC5028
Intensive February
Intensive June
OPSC5030
Medical Retina
6    P OPSC5028 and OPSC5029
Semester 1
OPSC5031
Paediatric Ophthalmology
6    P OPSC5026 and OPSC5027 and OPSC5030
Semester 2

Part 3

OPSC5032
Treatise
12    P (OPSC5013 and OPSC5014 and OPSC5017) or (OPSC5026 and OPSC5027 and OPSC5030)
Semester 1
Semester 2