The Graduate Certificate in Myopia Management is a one-year program designed to provide you with training in the clinical and theoretical aspects of myopia management. You will emerge with advanced disciplinary knowledge and the skills required for you to offer evidence-based management of myopia to your optometry patients. The four compulsory courses cover an introduction to myopia, myopia management, advanced contact lens studies, and clinical myopia management. This program is for trained and established local and international optometrists. It isn’t appropriate for people intending to train for registration to practice as an optometrist.

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Why choose this degree?

This is one of the first postgraduate programs of its kind, combining practical and theoretical knowledge to upskill you to the current world standard in myopia management.

Who should choose this degree?

Professional, practising optometrists take this program to train in the management of myopia.

Degree Structure

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Career opportunities

  • Advanced training to enhance clinical practice in Myopia Management.

Entry requirements

Applications are made through UNSW Apply Online. To gain entry to the program

(1) Domestic students must be qualified Australian or New Zealand optometrists with a minimum three-year AQF level 7 Bachelor in Optometry degree with a credit average. Students with an average mark between 60 and 65 will be considered for admission at the discretion of the Program Coordinator, taking into consideration performance in Optometry courses taken as part of the undergraduate program.

(2) Onshore international students not requiring a student visa may enrol into OPTM7611 (Introduction to Myopia) and OPTM7612 (Myopia Management) as elective courses for the Masters (coursework) of Optometry and Vision Science program (8073).

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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