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Grado en Óptica y Optometría UAX

Degree in Optics and Optometry

Health and Sports Sciences

240 Credits

4 Courses

35 Places

At the Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio we offer a Degree in Optics and Optometry based on a committed educational project to train highly qualified professionals.

UAX commitment
  • Tutor Groups

  • Within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA)

  • Personalized Monitoring

  • Professional internships in companies

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Degree in Optics and Optometry

Presentation

The UAX degree in Optics and Optometry gives you the skills and knowledge to work in one of the most sought after professions. With taught clinics, guided activities and a teaching staff of prestigious opticians and pharmacists, you will receive advanced training while specialising in your future profession.

At UAX

The academic programme includes subjects such as Clinical Contactology, Optometric Testing and Low Vision Rehabilitation, enabling students to acquire skills with excellent career openings. This degree requires practical clinical work which in UAX takes place in optician’s offices, in companies connected to the optical industry, and at the Alfonso X el Sabio University Polyclinic.

Lecturers

The teaching staff consists of doctors, opticians, medical specialists, pharmacists, biologists and physicists who, in addition to their professional prestige, take part in professional development courses in Treatment advances and innovations, allowing them to transmit the latest techniques to students.

Facilities

UAX students have modern laboratories and workshops for their practical work. These include the Physics laboratory, the Optometrics and Contactology rooms, where students complete their preclinical practical work, and the Optics Workshop, where they treat patients with real materials, under the supervision of professors.

Employment Opportunities

Many private and public health centres already employ opticians and optometricists working with ophthalmologists, but future prospects are even more promising, as there is an increasing demand for visual care in opticians’ and ophthalmologists’’ offices and health centres.

Course List

 

Course List 2010

 

First Year

First Semester Character* Ects Credits
0130901Anatomy FB 6
0130902Biology FB 6
0130903Physics FB 6
0130904Mathematics FB 6
0130905Chemistry FB 6
Second Semester Character* Ects Credits
0130906Biochemistry FB 6
0130907Physiology of the Visual System FB 6
0130908General Physiology FB 6
0130909Modern Language FB 6
0130910Geometrical Optics OB 6
Total: 60

 


Second Year

Anual Subjects Character* Ects Credits
0230901Computing FB 6
0230902Physiological Optics OB 18
0230903Ophthalmological Optics OB 10
First Semester Character* Ects Credits
0230904Optical Instrumentation OB 6
0230905Physical Optics OB 6
Second Semester Character* Ects Credits
0230906Foundational Optometrics OB 6
0230907Optical Materials OB 4
0230908Microbiology OB 4
Total: 60

 


Third Year

Anual Subjects Character* Ects Credits
0330901Contactology OB 12
0330902Optometrics OB 12
0330903Pathology of the Visual System OB 12
First Semester Character* Ects Credits
0330904Pharmacology OB 4
0330905Ocular Pharmacotherapy OB 5
0330906Clinical Optics OB 4
Second Semester Character* Ects Credits
0330907Clinical Optometrics I OB 6
0330908Public Health and Legislation OB 5
Total: 60

 


Fourth Year

First Semester Character* Ects Credits
0430901Clinical Optometrics II OB 6
0430902Clinical Contactology OB 4.5
0430903Optometric Tests OB 4.5
0430904Low Vision Rehabilitation OB 4.5
0430905Binocular Vision OB 4.5
Second Semester Character* Ects Credits
0430906Tutored Internships OB 18
0430907Final Year Project OB 6
Optional Subjects Character* Ects Credits
Optional OP 12
Total: 60

 


Optional Subjects

First Semester Character* Ects Credits
0430931Internships in Companies I OP 6
Second Semester Character* Ects Credits
0430932Internships in Companies II OP 6

 



*Carácter: FB:Formación Básica, Ob: Obligatorio, Op: Optativo