Bachelor of Vision Science

Bachelor of Vision Science

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: December 1
Full-time, Part-time, Distance & online learning
Intakes: February 11
International tuition: A$34,000
Domestic tuition: A$10,958

Program overview

Study a Bachelor of Vision Science at UC and you will: demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental sciences underpinning health, optical and vision sciences perform common optical and visual diagnostic assessments demonstrate a strong understanding of the dysfunctions and diseases of the eye demonstrate an awareness of the inter-disciplinary nature of health practitioners and health professions demonstrate awareness of and respect for individual human rights and cultural and social diversity.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus
Part-time
Completely online

Requirements

Admission Requirements Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course. The normal UC requirements for admission to undergraduate degrees are based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means: Year 12 ATAR other Australian Qualification work Experience overseas Qualification Additional Admission Requirements Clinical practice is a key component of the program and is assessed. Students may be required to complete this component outside of teaching time. Prior to commencing clinical practice, all students need to present a complete immunisation schedule, and First Aid certificates including CPR, as a requirement of the ACT and NSW health departments. All students are required to undergo a 'working with vulnerable people' check, an Australian Federal Police Record Check prior to undertaking clinical experience in the ACT, and a NSW Police check before undertaking practice in NSW. English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Career opportunities

Optometrist Private practice & retailer Vision-related government and non-government organisations Hospitals Health clinics & Services Research institutes

Campus location

Bruce , Australia

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