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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.


Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

EHEW new accreditation Spring 2015 Cardiff

Eye Health Examination Wales
Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

A one-day OSCE assessment for optometrists wishing to be EHEW accredited. Any optometrist in Wales can be accredited to provide EHEW examinations. If you wish to be accredited please register with this website and book on a sinlge time slot for this&... Event Details


Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC)

Refraction Certificate Revision for Ophthalmologists. 12 - 14 June 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

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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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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


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



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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