Undergraduate Course Information

Program and Plan Structures

Vision Science Program Structure:

Vision Science 3181 program structure
Vision Science/Clinical Optometry 3182 program structure
Clinical Optometry 8095 program structure

 

Vision Science 3970 and 3962 Plans:

VISNA1 Vision Science Major
VISNB2 Vision Science Minor
VISNBH Vision Science Honours

 

Vision Science and Optometry Programs Information:

Vision Science and Optometry Program Overview
Pathways to Optometry and Vision Science Program
Optometry and Vision Science Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)


Textbook List 2021

UNSW School of Optometry and Vision Science Prescribed-Recommended-Reference Textbooks for 2021 can be found here

Science Bridging Courses

The UNSW Science Bridging Courses offer you the opportunity to revise or strengthen your knowledge of HSC Chemistry, HSC Mathematics Extension 1, and/or HSC Physics. They also give you a chance to experience how these subject areas are taught at university through 40 hours of tuition consisting of lectures, tutorials, laboratory classes and/or demonstration sessions. More information can be found on the Science Website

2021 Course Outlines

Course outlines will be displayed here when they become available. 

OPTM 3105 - Disease Processes of the Eye 1

OPTM 6400 - Optometric Preclinical Practice

OPTM 6413 - Anterior Eye Therapeutics

OPTM 8511 - Clinical Paediatrics, Low Vision and Colour Vision

OPTM 8512/8522 - Clinical Optometry 5A/5B

OPTM 8514 - Optometry Research Project

VISN 1101 - Seeing the World: Perspective from Vision Science

VISN 3111 - Development and Aging of the Visual System

OPTM 3201 - Ocular Imaging & Applied Vision Science

VISN 4016 - Vision Science Honours

 

OPTM 2233 - Optical Dispensing
OPTM 3133 - Vision Science in the Consulting Room

OPTM 3205 - Disease Processes of the Eye 2

OPTM 6411 - Contact Lenses
OPTM 6412/6422 - Clinical Optometry 4A/4B
OPTM 6421 - Binocular Vision, Paediatrics and Low Vision
OPTM 8513/8523 - Clinical Ocular Therapy 5A/5B

OPTM 8521 - Clinical Contact Lenses

OPTM 8514 - Optometry Research Project
VISN 1111 - Geometrical and Physical Optics
VISN 2111 - Ocular Anatomy and Physiology

VISN 4016 - Vision Science Honours

 

OPTM 2133 - The Clinical Environment
OPTM 3233 - Working in the Clinical Environment
OPTM 6412/6422 - Clinical Optometry 4A/4B
OPTM 6423 - Therapeutics and the Posterior Eye
OPTM 6424 - Professional Optometry
OPTM 8514 - Optometry Research Project
OPTM 8512/8522 - Clinical Optometry 5A/5B
OPTM 8513/8523 - Clinical Ocular Therapy 5A/5B
VISN 1221 - Visual Optics
VISN 2211 - Organisation and Function of the Visual System

VISN 4016 - Vision Science Honours