Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

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Program Information

School:Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Vision Science/Physiological Optics
Description:The School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo, provides the only English optometric training in Canada leading to an accredited Doctor of Optometry degree. The school also provides a graduate program in Vision Science and Optometry. Extensive clinic programs support practical experience for students, and health services for the public.
URL:Vision Science at Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

Admission Requirements


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    The program is open to students with at least a 75% standing (or equivalent international level) in the last two years of: An Optometry or Vision Science program. An honors BSc (or BEng) (or equivalent) in an area relevant to the proposed studies. An honors degree (or equivalent) in a health-related program. An honors degree (or equivalent) with additional training or experience in a relevant field. Students will be considered for admission on individual merit and may require a specific program designed to remedy deficiencies in the relevant Vision Sciences with appropriate core science courses. Promising candidates must demonstrate that they are capable of managing the diverse background requirements for the program.

    Application Notes : Application materials: Résumé Supplementary information form Transcript(s) References Number of references: 3 Type of references: academic English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 15, 2016