Principles of Prescribing - Module 2  CPPD

Course Information

Start DateCostCourse CodeApply
TBC - Please use the button to register interest Home / EU - £1,000 OVM051 Register Interest

Course Content

The emphasis of the Principles of Prescribing module are as follows:

  • History taking and examination techniques
  • Clinical management guidelines
  • Management of specific ocular conditions
  • Evidence-based practice and clinical governance in relation to prescribing
  • Prescribing safely and professionally.

The module is fully accredited for CET points.


Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • You should normally be a UK-registered optometrist satisfying all legal requirements to be eligible to practise in the UK
  • You should also be registered with the General Optical Council
  • Overseas optometrists will be accepted on an ad-hoc basis providing your undergraduate syllabus and clinical responsibilities are similar to those of a UK optometrist.
  • You need to have completed the OVM050 - Principles of Therapeutics module before applying.

English Requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Application Deadline:

Contact Admissions (Postgraduate)

Dr Michelle L Hennelly
MSc Programme Director