University of Hertfordshire


The University of Hertfordshire (UOH) is a public university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is based largely in Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

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This course is being delivered under the Optometry Handbook (2015):

  • Master of Optometry (MOptom)

The last intake for this qualification 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):

  • Independent Prescribing

Latest list of quality assurance reports

Programme Last visit Approval status Latest report Requirements 
Master of Optometry (MOptom) October 2022 Full approval Herts MOptom Visit Report - October 2022 Optometry Handbook (2015)
Independent Prescribing for Optometrists October 2022 Full approval Hertfordshire IP Report - October 2022 Independent Prescribing handbook (2008)