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Optometry

Admissions Criteria

This information will assist applicants in assessing whether they have the skills, attributes and qualifications which Cardiff School of Optometry and Vision Sciences has identified as being important if students are to succeed on its undergraduate programmes of study. It also summarises the process which the School uses for selecting students and making offers, so that applicants understand how the School considers their applications.

Scope of the Criteria

The undergraduate BSc in Optometry.

Profile of Applications

We receive over 500 applications for 70 home/EU places each year and so competition is high. We also hold a number of reserved places for overseas students.


Opportunities to learn more about the School and its programme of study

A University Open Day is held in April each year and provides the opportunity to visit all academic schools in addition to the residences, the Students’ Union and sports facilities. Please see our Open Day webpage for further details.

All applicants to the School will be invited to a UCAS Visit Day to discuss their application with staff and to see the School and its facilities.

Feedback, Complaints and Appeals

The University has agreed procedures for dealing with requests for feedback which is outlined in the Admissions Framework:


School Contact Details

Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences

Email: optomenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)29 208 74852
Extension: 74852
Address:
School of Optometry and Vision Sciences
Maindy Road
Cathays
Cardiff, Wales
CF24 4LU

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Prospectus

2014 prospectus

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