Master of Optometry

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



The University of New South Wales



Course Detail



Intake Time

February, September

Standard Duration

1.7 Years

About the Course

The Master of Optometry is designed to provide you with advanced knowledge and clinical skills in vision science. You will be able to develop expertise in a number of fields such as contact lenses, visual neuroscience, myopia control, business skills, occupational optometry, and community eye health.This degree has been designed with a variety of teaching methods and intends to appeal to new and established practitioners who hold an undergraduate degree in optometry. On completion, you will have advanced disciplinary knowledge as well as the skills to meet the demands of the profession. The degree doesnt provide clinical training for registration to practise as an optometrist in Australia.


Average Score

at least 60%


6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of New South Wales

Institute Ranking

#44 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #4 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Medicine, #46 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020