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Overall, women receive a smaller share of research funding – but it’s not due to how applications are weighed up. The problem starts with the workforce itself.
We’re training the next generation of optometrists and researchers. Studying Optometry & Vision Science at UNSW blends clinical practice with vision science research making real impacts and improving lives.
Optometrists diagnose vision problems, eye diseases and other eye health issues. Through optometry, vision problems and eye diseases can be corrected or managed, restoring sight and quality of life.
Orientation and Mobility (O&M) is the practice of enabling people with low vision or blindness to know where they are, so they can get where they want to go safely. Find out more.
Studying Vision Science you'll be prepared to identify problems a client has with vision, understand the theory of why or how eye problems occur and develop treatment options.
Explore resources for postgraduate research students of UNSW School of Optometry & Vision Science.
Our four postgraduate coursework programs are the Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics, the Graduate Certificate in Myopia Management, the Graduate Diploma in Orientation and Mobility, and the Master of Optometry.
Enrol in our short courses for Evidence-Based Myopia Management and Dry Eye Disease: Diagnosis and Management.
SOVS Paper of the Week: Increased dendritic cell density and altered morphology in allergic conjunctivitis
We offer an immersive student life at the School of Optometry & Vision Science. View our list of internships, volunteer opportunities and get the support you need to settle in and succeed.
Research students from a variety of disciplines, including microbiology, psychology, education, bio-engineering, pharmacology as well as optometry and ophthalmology have studied for higher degrees at the School of Optometry & Vision Science. Our multidisciplinary approach to research is one of the school's key strengths.