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C11292v1 Graduate Certificate in Vision Science

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Vision Science (GradCertVisSc)
CRICOS code: 098504K
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This is an exit-only course. There is no direct admission to it. Current UTS students may be able to submit an Internal Course Transfer (Graduating) application to exit with this course. Check with your faculty's student centre.


Overview
Course intended learning outcomes
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Exit award
Other information

Overview

Students enrolled in the Master of Orthoptics (C04299) can apply to transfer into this exit-only course after completing 24 credit points of specified study and gain a graduate diploma qualification.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Analyse and synthesise knowledge of health and vision sciences concepts and theory.
2.1 Demonstrate ethical behaviour and an awareness of the application of evidence-based practice for the benefit of the wider community.
2.2 Effectively and accurately communicate concepts in vision science, while acknowledging and adapting communication to address cultural and linguistic diversity.
3.1 Demonstrate awareness of health systems and concerns in national and global communities.
4.1 Demonstrate respect and value for diverse ways of knowing, being and doing, in particular recognising the diversity of Indigenous Australians while critically reflecting upon the impact of ongoing colonisation and its pervasive discourse on their health and wellbeing, and integrating this knowledge into practice.

Course duration and attendance

The course can be completed in six months of full-time study.

Course structure

This course comprises a total of 24 credit points.

Course completion requirements

96027 Eye and Visual Systems 6cp
96028 Binocular Vision and Ocular Motility 1 6cp
96029 Ocular Pathology 1 6cp
96030 Introduction to Professional Practice 6cp
Total 24cp

Exit award

This is an exit-only course for students enrolled in the Master of Orthoptics (C04299). Direct entry is not available.

Other information

For further information about this course, or instructions on how to apply for an internal course transfer (graduating), contact the UTS Student Centre on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887) or
+61 2 9514 1222
Ask UTS