The MPhil is a two years research degree where students get the opportunity to complete a specific research project. First two semesters focus on the teaching of courses related to Advanced Optometry, Orthoptics and Ocular Diagnostic and Neuro-Opthalmology. The students have to undertake an independent research topic and write a thesis in last 2 semesters.
To provide opportunities in acquiring advanced knowledge and develop expertise in vision science and enable the students to conduct research in the ophthalmic and pharmaceutical industries. Our graduates will be capable of performing duties in the hospital eye service meant for registered optometrists and in optometrist setups.
They may work in eye hospitals as:
This is the best option for an optometrist to be a well-trained clinician who can deliver variety of optometric services such as complete eye examinations, prescribing & providing spectacles, contact lenses, low vision aides and other.
Now jobs are available in both private and government set ups
Those who have passion in teaching have enormous opportunities ahead as more and more optometry teaching institutions are being established.