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Semmelweiss University
Faculty/course name/academic level:

Faculty of Health Sciences, Optometry BSc

Course status

HAC accredited course in English

Starting date(s) (following optional prep. course)


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Duration of the course

8 semesters, 40 months, 240 ECTS

Language requirements

Toefl paper 500; Toefl Computer 173; Toefl iBT 59, IELTS

Graduates are able to:

• recognise and evaluate disorders of the eye and disturbances of eye growth

• determine visual acuity objectively and subjectively, estimate the refractive medium, refractive ability, errors of refraction, the way eye muscles function, the ability of heterophoria and convergence and examine binocular vision, examine the chamber of the eye, crystalline lens, vitreous humour and the eye fundus with the help of a slit lamp, estimate ocular tension,

• prescribe the necessary lens or contact lenses after performing the appropriate examination to correct ocular refraction,

• utilize their clinical and nursing knowledge during their daily activities,

• actively participate in improving the culture of vision of individuals, communities and the population,

• conduct and evaluate screening tests,

• conduct business or be engaged in commercial jobs relying on legal measures.

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