Orthoptics Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Healthcare Science (Ophthalmic Imaging) BSc (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 55% 0% 15% £9250 £15000 £15450 151 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Orthoptics with Foundation Year BMedSci (Hons) The University of Sheffield 65% 10% 10% £9250 £29110 151 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Ophthalmic Dispensing Management BSc Glasgow Caledonian University 92% 0% 4% £9250 £14500 145 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Orthoptics BSc (Hons) Glasgow Caledonian University 92% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £14500 £15200 200 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Orthoptics BMedSci (Hons) The University of Sheffield 61% 10% 10% £9250 £29110 157 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Ophthalmic Dispensing (Accelerated) BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire 62% 7% 12% £9250 - 149 Preston On campus Full-time
Orthoptics BSc (Hons) University of Liverpool 90% 0% 0% - - 150 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Foundation to Human and Animal Health Professions (Orthoptics) (Year 0) BSc (Hons) University of Liverpool 90% 0% 0% - - 150 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Ophthalmic Dispensing Foundation Degree FdA Canterbury Christ Church University - - 40% - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advanced Clinical Practice (Ophthalmic) (HEE Funded) MSc The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester On campus Part-time
Ophthalmic Dispensing BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
68 /100
535 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Orthoptics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19509 £30380 £30601
25-75 percentile range £17920 - £24369 £20878 - £37050 £19887 - £39184

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21523 £34593 £35640
25-75 percentile range £18760 - £25480 £25684 - £38735 £23589 - £41975

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Orthoptics

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Orthoptics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Orthoptics

  • Private Practices
  • Clinics
  • Public Health Services
  • Hospital

Jobs of graduates of Orthoptics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Orthoptics at Anglia Ruskin University

65% Sales occupations
20% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Other Health Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Orthoptics

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Orthoptics, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Orthoptics is the study of principles and techniques for the correction of vision defects in humans using therapeutic exercises.

The median salary of graduates of Orthoptics was £19509 15 months after graduation, £30380 3 years after graduation and £30601 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Orthoptics studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Honours) - BMedSci (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Master of Science - MSc