Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Orthoptics La Trobe University

4.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Masters Degree
4.5 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This degree gives you the knowledge you need to detect, diagnose and treat vision and eye problems in both children and adults.

Your first year will cover the fundamentals of applied science. You'll then go on to study the components of the eye, learn about conditions like cataracts and infection, and build knowledge of the different forms of rehabilitation available to patients.

Along with this fundamental knowledge, you'll develop an understanding of neuroscience, pathology and pharmacology in your applied science studies.
Additional Information

In the last 18 months of your course, you will participate in four block clinical placements. You will undertake placements in hospitals with dedic...

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April 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives - it includes bioscience which I enjoy studying that goes over the information in detail with multiple choice.

The negative is the subject introduction to professional practice is very dry and time consuming

My advice to future students is: Enjoy Year twelve more, learn to organise a study timetable because t...

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