Bachelor'S Degree in Optics and Optometry

University center Facultad de Ciencias
Credit framework
  • Total credits: 240
  • Optional credits: 18

First academic year

First semester
Course Course type Credits
Biology Core course 6
Physics 1 Core course 6
Mathematics 1 Core course 6
Geometrical Optics 1 Core course 6
Chemistry Core course 6
Cytology and Histology Core course 6
Second semester
Course Course type Credits
Cytology and Histology Core course 6
Functional Anatomy of the Visual System Core course 6
Physics 2 Core course 6
Mathematics 2 Core course 6
Geometrical Optics 2 Core course 6

Second academic year

First semester
Course Course type Credits
Functional Histology of the Visual System Compulsory course 6
Optical Instrumentation Compulsory course 6
Physical Optics 1 Compulsory course 6
Physiological Optics 1 Compulsory course 6
Optometry 1 Compulsory course 6
Second semester
Course Course type Credits
Optometric Instrumentation Compulsory course 6
Physiological Optics 2 Compulsory course 6
Optometry 2 Compulsory course 12
Contact Lens Technology 1 Compulsory course 6

Third academic year

First semester
Course Course type Credits
Contact Lens Science 1 Compulsory course 6
Optometry 3 Compulsory course 6
Pathology Compulsory course 6
Contact Lens Technology 2 Compulsory course 12
Second semester
Course Course type Credits
Contact Lens Science 2 Compulsory course 6
Visual Ergonomics Elective course 6
Optical Materials Compulsory course 6
Physical Optics 2 Compulsory course 6
Optometry 4 Compulsory course 6
Radiometry, Photometry and Colour Elective course 6

Fourth academic year

First semester
Course Course type Credits
Low Vision Compulsory course 6
Pharmacology Compulsory course 6
Foundation Studies of Binocular Vision Compulsory course 6
Applied Optics Elective course 6
Psychophysics of Vision Elective course 6
Visual Rehabilitation Compulsory course 6
Second semester
Course Course type Credits
Acoustics and Audiometry Elective course 6
Calculation of Optical Systems Elective course 6
Work Placement Compulsory course 18
Undergraduate Dissertation Compulsory course 6