Ophthalmic Science

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

Ophthalmic Science

Master of Medicine (Ophthalmic Science)

Master of Science in Medicine (Ophthalmic Science)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of core units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Science

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study.

Core units

It is recommended that students enrol in units in the following order. The same order applies whether commencing in Semester 1 or Semester 2:
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
OPSC5002
Ophthalmic Physiology
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of basic human cell and organ physiology
Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5004
Practical Ophthalmic Science
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of physics relating to light and optics.
P OPSC5001 and OPSC5002 and OPSC5003

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive June

Core units - Master of Medicine, Master of Science in Medicine only

OPSC5005
Treatise
12    P OPSC5001 and OPSC5002 and OPSC5003
Semester 1
Semester 2

Stream core units

OPSC5036
Practical Oculoplastic Surgery

This unit of study is not available in 2020

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

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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.
Intensive November