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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.


Specsavers Colchester

MECS assessment Specsavers Colchester

Specsavers Colchester

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 5 assessment stations, each takes 5 minutes. Allow 90 minutes for the briefing and full ass... Event Details


Keith Holland Opticians

Glaucoma assessment Gloucestershire practitioners

Keith Holland Opticians

This event is solely intended for practitioners within the Gloucestershire area who wish to undertake their Glaucoma Part 2 practical. For further information and if you wish to book a place please contact info@peglos.org.uk The assessment is in the... Event Details

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Deadline for completing MCQs on WOPEC website: Wednesday 20th December 2017 Deadline for accepting CET points on GOC website: Sunday 31st Dece… More

CET points for 2017

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

Obsolete LOCSU course

Please be aware that LOCSU Low Vision Theory course (using a DVD for the lectures) will be discontinued at the end of 2017. This has been superseded by Low V… More

WOPEC closure dates

Cardiff University and the WOPEC office will close on Friday 22nd December 2017 for Christmas and New Year. All phone calls received after this time will go … 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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