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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.


Clinical Education and Research Facility

Grand Opening of Clinical Education and Research Facility CET session booking

Clinical Education and Research Facility

For those invited to the CET aspect of the CERF opening event, please book your workshops here. Select one session at 12.30 and a second at 13.30. All workshop sessions are one hour duration and CET approved for 3 interactive points. The VRICS post... Event Details


Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Refraction Certificate Revision for Ophthalmologists. 13 - 15 November 2015

Short Courses
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


Specsavers St Helens


Specsavers St Helens

This event is intended for practitioners in the Central Mersey LOC area and assessments are funded by Central Mersey LOC. If you wish to complete your MECS OSCEs and you are from a different LOC, please contact Matt Jinkinson - matt.jinkinson@g... Event Details

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Modules running in March 2016

The following modules start in March 2016, as part of our flexible, part-time learning MSc programme:

OPT001: Low Vision Theory OPT002: Low Vision Pr… More

Dear all,As you are aware, we are hoping to give another push to our Acute Eye Care messages today as part of National Eye Health Week. This morning Dr Ruth … More


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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Cardiff University’s School of Optometry and Vision Sciences is recognised as a centre of excellence for teaching and research across the world. We have been committed to maintaining an outstand… More



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

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