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WOPEC

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Welcome to WOPEC

Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre Canolfan Addysg Optometrig Ôl-raddedig Cymru

WOPEC is the first Postgraduate Education Centre for Optometry in the World, dedicated to excellence in eye care education through quality and independence.

We provide a wide range of postgraduate taught courses as well as short courses for optometrists and eye care professionals in the UK and Internationally.

WOPEC is accommodated within the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences at Cardiff University and benefits from the involvement of Cardiff's internationally renowned academic staff.

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Postgraduate optometry courses Master's level modules

Are you interested in studying for a Master's degree in Clinical Optometry, or just in studying one module that relates to your favourite subject area?  Applications for our distance learning MSc level modules are open until 22nd August 2014.  Email pgoptom@cardiff.ac.uk for more information.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Norfolk and Waveney Glaucoma Referral Refinement

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LOCSU
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

OSCE assessments for practitioners in the Norfolk and Waveney LOC area. Please select one assessment time only and if possible the earliest available slot. If you require further information regarding the event, please contact optometry-courses@nnuh... Event Details

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Wolverhampton New Cross Hospital

Wolverhampton LOC PEARS OSCEs II

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Commissioned
Venue
Wolverhampton New Cross Hospital

This event is intended for practitioners in the WOLVERHAMPTON LOC area.  If you wish to complete your PEARS OSCEs and you are from a different LOC, please contact Sasha Macken - MackenS@cardiff.ac.uk - to book a place on this event. There may ... Event Details

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Advanced clinical skills for European optometrists 2014

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Short Courses
Venue
Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

A four day event held within the School of Optometry commences Monday 22th September 2014, 9.30am. This course comprises of distance learning lectures, hands-on workshops, tutorials and time spent in a UK optometry practice; observing how these tec... Event Details

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Aston University, Birmingham

Birmingham LOC PEARS OSCEs II

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Commissioned
Venue
Aston University, Birmingham

This event is intended for practitioners in the BIRMINGHAM LOC area.  If you wish to complete your PEARS OSCEs and you are from a different LOC, please contact Sasha Macken - MackenS@cardiff.ac.uk - to book a place on this event. There may be ... Event Details

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Refraction Certificate Revision for Ophthalmologists 31 October - 2 November 2014

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Short Courses
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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Two and a half days of intensive practical training. This event has run for many years, three times a year. All aspects of the refraction certificate syllabus will be covered by experienced and qualified tutors in hands on practical sessions, maximum... Event Details

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Upcoming postgraduate courses

We are currently accepting applications for our postgraduate Master's level modules in clinical optometry.  Modules available from September 2014 includ… More

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Register with WOPEC to take part in our distance learning programmes, regional events and conferences.

Earn CET points, gain new qualifications and keep your professional status up to date!

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC) is a newly formed centre accommodated within a dedicated facility in the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University. WOPEC is dir… More

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Postgraduate Qualifications via WOPEC (at Cardiff University)



The MSc in Clinical Optometry is a part-time, distance-learning (e-learning) course with practical tutorials/workshops to accompany many modules. There are four ways to learn with us:

A Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) – 60 credits A Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) - 120 credits A Master o… More