You’re inspired by the science around how we see. At ARU, you’ll develop your attentive nature to satisfy today’s employers, and embark on the journey to professional registration. You’ll gain invaluable hands-on experience in our University Eye Clinic in Cambridge and benefit from our world-leading research.
Working with children and adults to improve their vision is a stimulating and rewarding career. Our course teaches the skills you need to become a dispensing optician, working alongside optometrists. You’ll learn how to dispense, fit and supply spectacles, and how to run a successful practice.
Get the skills you need to register as a fully qualified dispensing optician who can dispense, fit and supply spectacles. With access to our campus eye clinic and teaching from award-winning staff, there’s no better place for you to train.
Get the skills you need to register as an optometrist. You’ll be working alongside our lecturers, who are registered optometrists providing a vital service to the public in our campus eye clinic. Our course is accredited by the General Optical Council.