Diploma in

Optometry

N83

Why

 

Real-World Learning

16-week internship with a retail practice, ophthalmology clinic or eye-care product company. Gain exposure at the Ngee Ann Polytechnic Optometry Centre.

 

Beyond the Classroom

Diagnose patients alongside qualified optometrists at the Ngee Ann Optometry Centre.​

 

Versatile Career Opportunities

Embark on roles in ophthalmological clinics, retail and research.

Learn

year 01

Learn about anatomy and physiology​, geometrical & physical optics, refraction, and ophthalmic optics & dispensing.

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year 02

Further your knowledge of contact lenses, ocular health assessment & disease management, and paediatric vision management. Attend to patients’ optometry needs during your internship at optometric retail outlets and hospitals.

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year 03

Apply your skills during your hands-on clinical practice focusing on contact lenses, paediatrics, and general care. Then, put your knowledge to use when you conduct a research project with a hospital or at NP.

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Optometry (N83)

For Students with ‘O’ Levels

ELR2B2-C (2019) – 12

Planned Intake (2019) – 45

Entry Requirements

AGGREGATE TYPE ELR2B2-C

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have the following GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) results.

  • Subject‘O’ LEVEL GRADE
  • English Language* 1 - 7
  • Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)1 - 6
  • Science (with Physics, Chemistry 1 - 6
  • or Biology component)
  • or Biotechnology
  • or Food & Nutrition
  • or Human & Social Biology

You must also fulfil the aggregate computation requirements.

*Candidates with English as a second language (EL2) must have attained a minimum grade of 6.​

Candidates with severe vision deficiency should not apply for the course.

 

 

 

 

For Students with Other Qualifications

Click here to find out more on entry requirements and admissions exercise periods for qualifications such as ‘N(A)’ Level, ‘A’ Level, ITE, IP, IB and more.