Course overview

The Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry course is delivered in three parts:

1) Three trimesters of prevocational studies;

2) Five trimesters of optometric Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Team-Based Learning (TBL) integrating health, vision science and clinical optometry practice;

3) Two trimesters of workplace-based clinical placements.

Year 1 TRI 1 Understanding
Health
HBS107
Health Information and Data
HBS108
Principles of Optics
HMO101
Cells and Genes
SLE111
AND
Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program
SLE010 (0 credit points)
TRI 2 Health Behaviour
HBS110
Chemistry for the Professional Science
SLE155
OR
Chemistry in our World
SLE133*
Science of Vision 1
HMO102
Principles of Physiology
SLE211
TRI 3 Management
MMM132
Anatomy and Physiology
SLE221
Science of Vision 2
HMO201
Accounting for Decision Making
MAA103
Year 2 TRI 1 Health and Vision Sciences 1
HMO203
Principles and Practice of Optometry 1
HMO204
TRI 2 Health and Vision Sciences 2
HMO303
Principles and Practice of Optometry 2
HMO304
TRI 3 Health and Vision Sciences 3
HMO305
Principles and Practice of Optometry 3
HMO306
Year 3 TRI 1 Advanced Optometric Studies 1
HMO701
TRI 2 Advanced Optometric Studies 2
HMO702
TRI 3 Community Optometry 1
HMO703
Year 4 TRI 1 Community Optometry 2
HMO704

*Only available to students who do not enter with Year 12 Chemistry. Students must contact a Course Advisor for further details.
This information is correct as at 31/1/14. This course grid/map is for illustrative purposes only. Students must meet the course rules and unit requirements as set out in the Handbook(http://www.deakin.edu.au/students/university-handbook/2014)

Prevocational studies - encompassing health and vision science, business and management disciplines
Vocational studies - Encompassing CBL and TBL
Industry-based learning
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