Ulster University


Ulster University, legally the University of Ulster, is a multi-campus public university located in Northern Ireland. It is the largest university in Northern Ireland.

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These courses are being delivered under the Optometry handbook (2015):

  • BSc (Hons) Optometry
  • MOptom (Hons)

The last intake for these qualifications was the 2022/23 academic year.

This course is being delivered under the Education and Training Requirements (2021):

  • Master of Optometry (MOptom)

The first intake for this qualification is the 2023/24 academic year.

Independent prescribing

This course is being delivered under the Independent Prescribing handbook (2008):

  • PgCert Theory of Independent Prescribing

Latest list of quality assurance reports

Programme Last visit Approval status Latest report Requirements
PgCert Theory of Independent Prescribing  October 2020 Full approval Ulster University IP Visit Report October 2020 Independent Prescribing handbook (2008)
MOptom Hons Optometry October 2019 Full approval Ulster BSc-MOptom Visit Report October 2019 Optometry handbook (2015)
BSc (Hons) Optometry October 2019 Full Approval Ulster BSc Optom visit report October 2019 Optometry handbook (2015)