As a BOptom (Hons) Optometry student at ARU, you’ll study in our specialist eye care facilities, learning how to perform eye examinations, diagnose sight problems, improve people’s vision and manage a range of eye conditions.
You’ll spend much of your time in our University Eye Clinic. A working clinic that’s open to the public, it boasts 16 fully-equipped testing rooms and the latest optometric equipment such as an optical coherence tomographer, video slitlamps, and videokeratoscopes. With support from expert tutors and the chance to gain work experience, this is the perfect place to train as an optometrist.
• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £9,250/year
• Estimated additional costs for this course are: PD ruler - £20, Pen torch - £10, Occluder - £14, Budgie stick - £10, Retinoscope and ophthalmoscope - £1385, General Optical Council fees - £30 per annum, Lab coat - £15, Travel expenses for 14 hours of hospital experience: approximately £100, Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) – enhanced check £44, Printing costs (optional) – an average of £2.50–£5.00 per teaching week.