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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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Congratulations! Dr Maggie Woodhouse OBE

Congratulations to Dr Maggie Woodhouse on receiving her OBE for Services to People With Disabilities!  Maggie leads our Paediatrics and Learning Disabilities modules.

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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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Specsavers Crawley

ACES/ PEARS accreditation West Sussex II

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Commissioned
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Specsavers Crawley

This event is intended for practitioners in the West Sussex LOC area.  The fee is £125 per practitoner, please wait for an invoice to be issued to you before paying. If you wish to complete your PEARS OSCEs and you are from a different... Event Details

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Multi Professional Education Centre, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend

Local CET event in Abertawe Bro Morganwg (East)

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Uncategorised
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Multi Professional Education Centre, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend

A Local Training event for optometrists practicing in the Abertawe Bro Morganwg University Health Board area with input from WOPEC accreditation tutors and local ophthalmologists. 3 interactive GOC CET points have been applied for. The evening compr... Event Details

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Specsavers Bishop Auckland

Durham LOC MECS OSCEs I

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Commissioned
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Specsavers Bishop Auckland

This MECS assessment event is intended for practitioners in the DURHAM 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. T... Event Details

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Gonioscopy

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Short Courses
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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

This one day event is designed specifically for practitioners keen to enhance their knowledge and practice of assessing the anterior eye with a gonioscopy lens. Each attendee will receive a disposable gonioscopy lens to take away to practice with. ... 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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About

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