International Ophthalmology

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

International Ophthalmology

Master of International Ophthalmology

Students in the Community Ophthalmology stream must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study from Part 1
(b) 12 credit points of units of study from Part 3.
Students in the Post Vocational Ophthalmology stream must successfully complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study from Part 2
(b) 12 credit points of units of study from Part 3.

Graduate Diploma in International Ophthalmology

Students in the Community Ophthalmology stream must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study from Part 1.
Students in the Post Vocational Ophthalmology stream must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study from Part 2.

Part 1

Community Ophthalmology stream
OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of basic human anatomy


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Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of physics relating to light and optics
P OPSC5001


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Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5013
Ophthalmology in Developing Countries 1
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5014
Ophthalmology in Developing Countries 2
6    P OPSC5013


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Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5015
Clinical Ophthalmology 1
6    P OPSC5013 and OPSC5014


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Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5016
Clinical Ophthalmology 2
6    P OPSC5015


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Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5017
Surgical Ophthalmology
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5033
Acute and Emergency Eye Presentations

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   

Candidates must be overseas trained medical practitioners without an established vocational ophthalmology training program and be working in a clinical ophthalmology unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Part 2

Vocational Ophthalmology stream
OPSC5001
Ophthalmic Anatomy
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of basic human anatomy


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Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5003
Ophthalmic Optics
9    A Undergraduate knowledge of physics relating to light and optics
P OPSC5001


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Semester 1
Semester 2
OPSC5026
Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery
6   

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Semester 1
OPSC5027
Glaucoma
6    P OPSC5026


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Semester 2
OPSC5028
Practical International Ophthalmology 1
6    P OPSC5026 and OPSC5027


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Intensive February
Intensive June
OPSC5029
Practical International Ophthalmology 2
6    P OPSC5026 and OPSC5027 and OPSC5028


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Intensive February
Intensive June
OPSC5030
Medical Retina
6    P OPSC5028 and OPSC5029


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Semester 1
OPSC5031
Paediatric Ophthalmology
6    P OPSC5026 and OPSC5027 and OPSC5030


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Semester 2

Part 3

OPSC5032
Treatise
12    P (OPSC5013 and OPSC5014 and OPSC5017) or (OPSC5026 and OPSC5027 and OPSC5030)


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Semester 1
Semester 2