Orthoptics Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Glasgow Caledonian University 91% 0% 35% £9250 £12250 194 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 35% £9250 £15000 194 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Glasgow Caledonian University 91% 0% 0% £9250 £12250 218 Glasgow On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 81% 5% 10% £9250 £25670 138 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 81% 5% 10% £9250 £25670 138 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 91% 0% 35% - - 194 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 91% 0% 35% - - 194 Manchester On campus Part-time
Bradford College - - - £8750 - - Bradford On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 100% - 10% - - 96 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 62% 1% 11% £9250 - 150 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 77% 0% 5% - - 132 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 91% 0% 0% - - 218 Canterbury On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
82 /100
184 students of Orthoptics in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree 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 £18304 £26769 £27378
25-75 percentile range £16269 - £25050 £18521 - £32902 £17281 - £36031

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £17920 £33120 £34763
25-75 percentile range £16849 - £19181 £24650 - £36883 £21637 - £40550

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.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Orthoptics

  • Private Practices
  • Clinics
  • Public Health Services
  • Hospital

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Orthoptics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Orthoptics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Orthoptics at The University of Sheffield

90% Therapy professionals
5% Sales occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Orthoptics

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FAQ

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

The median salary of graduates of Orthoptics was £18304 15 months after graduation, £26769 3 years after graduation and £27378 5 years after graduation.

Ophthalmic Dispensing Foundation Degree at Canterbury Christ Church University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 6 respondents.