Master's Degree in Optometry and Vision

General

Read more about this program on the institution's website

Program Description

Master's degree website: href = "https://www.ucm.es/masterov/

General administrative inquiries: General Information Service. E-mail: informacion@ucm.es

Specific academic consultations: Mr. David Madrid Costa (Coordinator). E-mail: damadrid@ucm.es

  • Type of education: Face-to-face.
  • Number of new entry places offered: 40
  • Total credits: 60
  • Languages taught: Spanish.
  • Indicative price: 45.02 euros per credit (for Spaniards, community foreigners and those who have legal status as residents in Spain) and 84.07 euros per credit for other students.
  • Master's Scholarship: see relevant information here .

goals

The Master's Degree in Optometry and Vision has recently been modified so that it has a dual clinical and investigative orientation. The student will receive specialized training in the field of optometric clinical care and will acquire skills and knowledge that will allow them to carry out research tasks in the field of Clinical Optometry and Vision Sciences.

Academic year 2020-21

Course 1

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

608935

Advances in Diagnosis and Prevention of Retinopathies

Optional

6.0

Yes

608931

Biomarkers and Diagnostic Methods for Eye Pathologies

Optional

6.0

Yes

608929

Advanced Contactology in Clinic

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

608936

Aging of the Visual System

Optional

6.0

Yes

608926

Statistics and Biosanitary Research Methods

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

608934

Morphogenesis and Ocular Malformations, Neuroanatomy and Visual Alterations

Optional

6.0

Yes

608930

Clinical practices

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

608937

Image Processing

Optional

6.0

Yes

608927

Advanced Vision Exploration Techniques

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

608938

Master's Thesis

Final Master's Project

12.0

Yes

608928

Vision in Refractive Surgery

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

Recipients

The recommended profile is that of graduates or graduates in Optics and Optometry . It can also be accessed with other official degrees in the area of health or related experimental ones.

Why study this master?

You will get more professional specialization and improve your clinical skills in different areas such as advanced contactology, myopia control, hospital optometric care, eye and refractive surgery, advanced vision exploration techniques, etc. You will also learn the foundations of scientific methodology that will allow you to carry out research tasks in the field of Clinical Optometry and Vision Sciences.

Conducting clinical practices with patients and giving seminars by leading specialists. This specialized training can broaden your job prospects: work in hospitals, eye and eye clinics, companies responsible for the manufacture and sale of equipment in the Optics and Optometry sector, R + D + i, etc.

As it is an official Master's Degree, it will also allow you access to the Doctorate. All the professors of the University Master's Degree are highly qualified doctors with extensive teaching and research experience. Scholarships from the Faculty of Optics and Optometry are announced annually, in addition to those offered by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.

Admission requirements for masters

Non-enabling university masters

  • Be in possession of any of the following titles:
    • Spanish official university degree .
    • Title issued by an institution of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and empowering in the country of issue for access to Master's education.
    • Title of educational systems outside the EHEA that empowers in the country of issuance for access to Master's education, homologated or declared equivalent to the degree and academic level of Degree or Degree by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training . In case of lacking the mentioned homologation or equivalency, it will be necessary to have authorization or access permission granted by this University.
  • Or be carrying out studies leading to the obtaining of any of the previous degrees during the course in which the pre-registration is carried out and be in a position to prove the obtaining of the same before the date established in the corresponding call (see href = "https: //www.ucm.es/requisitos-de-admision-a-masteres ).
  • In addition, students from foreign educational systems, whose mother tongue is different from Spanish, must prove level B2 of the Spanish language (or higher) .
  • Specific requirements that any of the requested masters may have. You can consult it by accessing the website of the Master itself.
Last updated Oct 2020

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