School of Optometry and Vision Science
Postgraduate study at the School of Optometry
The following postgraduate programmes are jointly administered by the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.
Please note that the following qualifications (PGDipSci, MSci, MHSc and PhD with Optometry as a specialization) do not qualify for registration as an Optometrist in New Zealand or Australia.
For research topics and interests with supervisors from the school, visit our research section.
Postgraduate programmes offered
- Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Optometry - PGDipSci
- Master of Science (Research) - MSc
- Master of Health Science (Taught clinical option for NZ Registered Optometrists) - MHSc
- Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
See below for postgraduate pathways;
Help and Advice
For further information, refer to the Optometry and Vision Science Handbook.
Alternatively, staff at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, located on Level 3 of Building 503 (85 Park Road, Grafton Road), can help you with general enquiries and refer you on to the relevant academic advisors. Their opening hours are 8.30am - 4.30pm.