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 Clinical Vision Science
SchoolDalhousie University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
LocationHalifax, NS, Canada
School TypeGraduate School
School Size
Length3 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesCandidates for admission must hold at least a four-year Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours from a university of recognized standing. In addition, applicants are expected to have one or more undergraduate courses in the following subjects: human anatomy, neuroscience (e.g. neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, etc), psychology, physiology, biology, biochemistry, psychophysics. It is also recommended that students have completed courses in research methods (e.g. statistics or research design).
National: $10,834

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program, and includes incidental fees.
DescriptionThe academic objective of the Clinical Vision Science program is to provide students interested in the profession of orthoptics/ophthalmic medical technology with a strong foundation in the vision sciences and in research techniques. The program is directed at optimizing professional clinical practice by encouraging an integrated approach to the field of the vision sciences and expanding knowledge of the research that underpins much clinical practice.

Students have the option of exiting from the program after the second year with a Graduate Diploma in Orthoptics and Ophthalmic Medical Technology, or completing a thesis for an MSc in Clinical Vision Science.
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