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 - ABDO College

BSc (Hons) Vision Science


Provided by ABDO College working in conjunction with Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU), the new BSc (Hons) in Vision Science course is designed for fully qualified dispensing opticians who wish to gain a profession specific degree and acquire graduate skills that can be applied to the workplace.

  • A unique opportunity for dispensing opticians to ‘top-up’ to a degree whilst still working in practice
  • Designed for those with the FBDO diploma who want a profession specific degree
  • A collaborative programme between ABDO College and CCCU
  • Online distance learning via CCCU’s Virtual Learning Environment
  • Study at a time that suits you 24/7
  • No travel or accommodation costs, no books to buy, no exams to take
  • Flexible timeframe – 18 months is the suggested time, but you have up to three years
  • Mix of assessments, essays, poster, leaflet, case study, workplace project…
  • Three compulsory modules and three optional modules from a list which includes contact lenses and low vision
  • Applications open in June 2017 for a course start date in September 2017

Applicants should have the ABDO Level 6 Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing (FBDO) qualification and have current ABDO membership.

For more information and to register your interest call the courses team at ABDO College on 01227 738 829 (Option 1) or email info@abdocollege.org.uk