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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.

NEWS

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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Bristol Eye Hospital

MECS assessment Avon LOC practitioners

Category
LOCSU
Venue
Bristol Eye Hospital

This event is intended for all practitioners within the Avon LOC area who wish to undertake their MECS Part 2 practical assessment The assessment is in the form of five OSCEs, each takes 5 minutes. Allow 90 minutes for the briefing and ful... Event Details

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Specsavers St Helens

Glaucoma assessment Specsavers St Helens

Category
LOCSU
Venue
Specsavers St Helens

This event is solely intended for Specsavers practitioners within the area who wish to undertake their Glaucoma Part 2 practical The assessment is in the form of four OSCEs, each takes 5 minutes. Please allow 60 minutes for the whole asses... Event Details

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Specsavers Bradford - Idle

MECS assessment Specsavers Bradford Idle

Category
LOCSU
Venue
Specsavers Bradford - Idle

 This event is solely intended for Specsavers practitioners within the area who wish to undertake their MECS Part 2 practical The assessment is in the form of five OSCEs, each takes 5 minutes. Allow 90 minutes for the briefing and full assessme... Event Details

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Specsavers Bishopsgate

Glaucoma assessment Specsavers Bishopsgate

Category
LOCSU
Venue
Specsavers Bishopsgate

This event is solely intended for Specsavers practitioners within the area who wish to undertake their Glaucoma Part 2 practical The assessment is in the form of four OSCEs, each takes 5 minutes. Please allow 60 minutes for the whole asses... Event Details

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Specsavers West Bromwich

Glaucoma assessment Specsavers West Bromwich

Category
LOCSU
Venue
Specsavers West Bromwich

This event is solely intended for Specsavers practitioners within the area who wish to undertake their Glaucoma Part 2 practical The assessment is in the form of four OSCEs, each takes 5 minutes. Please allow 60 minutes for the whole asses... Event Details

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Specsavers Bristol

Glaucoma assessment Specsavers Bristol

Category
LOCSU
Venue
Specsavers Bristol

This event is solely intended for Specsavers practitioners within the area who wish to undertake their Glaucoma Part 2 practical The assessment is in the form of four OSCEs, each takes 5 minutes. Please allow 60 minutes for the whole asses... Event Details

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Obsolete LOCSU courses

Please be aware that two LOCSU courses are now obsolete: LOCSU Cataract Services and LOCSU Glaucoma 1 and 2. These have been superseded by Cataract LOCSU 201… More

CET points for 2016

In order to ensure that we have enough time to process all pending CET points and that you have enough time to accept them, please complete and submit all le… More

WOPEC closure dates

Please note, the office will close at midday on Friday 23 December for Christmas and New Year. All phone calls received after this time will go directly to v… More

LVSW event - 8th February 2017

We are running an annual Low Vision Service Wales CET event to support practitioners in their ongoing CET requirements for Low Vision. The event gives an opp… More

MRes in Vision Sciences

The MRes in Vision Sciences is open to applications for the March 2017 intake. There is a big emphasis on research over practical clinical skills in this new… More

Modules available in March 2017

We are running a number of modules starting in March 2017. Many of these are either accredited by the College of Optometrists for Higher Professional Qualifi… More

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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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About

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

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Postgrad

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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