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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.


Congratulations Dr Maggie Woodhouse and Dr Kat Evans!!! Association of Optometrists awards

Congratulations to our very own Dr Maggie Woodhouse and Dr Kat Evans who both won awards at the Association Of Optometrists awards ceremony.

Dr Kat Evans was awarded Lecturer of the Year and Dr Maggie Woodhouse received a Lifetime Achievement award. It's a privilege to have them both teaching with us at WOPEC.

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WOPEC staff

Please welcome Rebekah Potton, our new PGT ELearning administrator who joined the team at the start of August.  She brings with her lots of passion and … More

LOC events

4 events confirmed for Hampshire LOC.These events are intended only for those practitioners within the Hampshire LOC area who wish to undertake their MECS pa… More

MECS Part 2 - Northern Ireland

Nik Sheen will be flying to Northern Ireland where we hope to accredit approx.. 70 practitioners who will be undertaking their WOPEC MECS part 2 practical ex… More

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This year the University will be using Youtube to live stream graduation ceremonies.  This means that family and friends from across the world can tune … More


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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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