The WOPEC office will be closed between 24th December 2014 and 5th January 2015.  We will deal with all email enquiries upon our return.  Best wishes for a happy new year!

WOPEC

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Welcome to WOPEC

Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre Canolfan Addysg Optometrig Ôl-raddedig Cymru

WOPEC is the first Postgraduate Education Centre for Optometry in the World, dedicated to excellence in eye care education through quality and independence.

We provide a wide range of postgraduate taught courses as well as short courses for optometrists and eye care professionals in the UK and Internationally.

WOPEC is accommodated within the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences at Cardiff University and benefits from the involvement of Cardiff's internationally renowned academic staff.

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Smoking Cessation advice & training. South East Wales Regional Optical Committee area.

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Short Courses
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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

A local event for optometrists and dispensing opticians practicing in the South East Wales Regional Optical Committee area.  The event is organised by Public Health Wales, Optometry Wales and WOPEC. This evening is to inform the practitioner of... Event Details

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Bangor University, The Management Centre

Smoking Cessation advice & training. Practitioners in the North Wales Regional Optical Committee area: Bangor

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Short Courses
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Bangor University, The Management Centre

A local event for optometrists and dispensing opticians practicing in the North Wales Regional Optical Committee area.  The event is organised by Public Health Wales, Optometry Wales and WOPEC. This evening is to inform the practitioner of the ... Event Details

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Halliwell Centre, Trinity College, Carmarthen

Smoking Cessation advice & training. Practitioners in the South West Wales Regional Optical Committee area

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Short Courses
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Halliwell Centre, Trinity College, Carmarthen

A local training event for optometrists and dispensing opticians practicing in the South West Wales Regional Optical Committee area.  The event is organised by Public Health Wales, Optometry Wales and WOPEC. This evening is to inform the practi... Event Details

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Niall OKane Optometrists

Kent and Medway LOC PEARS OSCEs II

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Commissioned
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Niall OKane Optometrists

This event is intended for practitioners in the KENT AND MEDWAY LOC area.  If you wish to complete your PEARS OSCEs and you are from a different LOC, please contact Sasha Macken - MackenS@cardiff.ac.uk - to book a place on this event. Kent and ... Event Details

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

OCT

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

A one day event designed especially for eye care practitioners new to using Ocular Coherence Tomography or those who sporadically utilize it and wish to gain confidence so they may introduce OCT in to their regular practice of patient diagnosis, mana... Event Details

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Refraction Certificate Revision for Ophthalmologists. 6 - 8 March 2015

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Short Courses
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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Two and a half days of intensive practical training. This event has run for many years, three times a year. All aspects of the refraction certificate syllabus will be covered by experienced and qualified tutors in hands on practical sessions, maximum... Event Details

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Binocular vision in practice 2015

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Short Courses
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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

A one day event comprising of lectures, case discussion groups and workshops with real patients to assess. Designed for practitioners wishing to gain knowledge and confidence when managing patients presenting with binocular vision anomalies. Delegat... Event Details

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2014 CET deadline

This is to advise you that the WOPEC 2014 CET deadline is Thursday 18th December.  Please can I ask you to ensure that you have completed any multiple c… More

MRes launching 2015

Cardiff University is launching an exciting new Master of Research (MRes) programme.

Ideal for people who want to develop and conduct their own indep… More

Modules starting in March 2015

Our postgraduate Master's modules begin again in March 2015, including our brand new Medical Retina module, accredited by the College of Optometrists.

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Register with WOPEC to take part in our distance learning programmes, regional events and conferences.

Earn CET points, gain new qualifications and keep your professional status up to date!

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Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC) is a newly formed centre accommodated within a dedicated facility in the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University. WOPEC is dir… More

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Postgraduate Qualifications via WOPEC (at Cardiff University)



The MSc in Clinical Optometry is a part-time, distance-learning (e-learning) course with practical tutorials/workshops to accompany many modules.

For information about the modules we offer, please visit our website.

There are four ways to learn with us:

A Postgraduate Certificate… More