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Degree Programme in Optometry
Bachelor of Social Services and Health Care, 210 ECTS

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Head of Degree Programme
Saija Flinkkilä
Telephone. +35840 178 5154
Email: saija.flinkkila(at)

Specific admission requirements

Specific admission requirements are specified in the programme study plan.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

A student has an opportunity to make earlier learning visible and get a decision on the recognition of these competences. For further information look at the Degree Programmes.

Qualification requirements and regulations

Look at The Degree Regulations of Metropolia university of applied sciences: >>

Profile of the programme

Look at the General Description of the Programme:

Key learning outcomes

Key learning outcomes are specified in the programme study plan.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Optometrists are vision specialists. They have expertise in the core studies in the eye examination and eye disease screening. They sell, glaze and repair spectacles and fit contact lenses and low vision aids. In addition to the core domain, they manage the principles of business sector and they have the ability to get along with a different people.

Access to further studies

Access to Master’s Degree studies at university of applied sciences or university: Master of Health Care in Optometry.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations, assesment and grating are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assesment. Student will be informed at the beginning of the course on the assesment principles, wich must be based on the cource objectives.

Graduation requirements

All course units of syllabus approved.

Mode of study

mode of study: full-time.

Level of qualification

Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

Obligatory or Optional Mobility