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The Graduate Certificate in Myopia Management program is intended to provide students with advanced knowledge and clinical skills in Myopia Management. The program is designed to offer courses that provide students with training in clinical and theoretical aspects of Myopia Management. Admission is limited to students with a minimum of a three-year undergraduate degree in Optometry with a credit average.  Upon completion graduates will have advanced disciplinary knowledge and skills that will allow them to offer evidence-based management of myopia to their patients.

Note: The Graduate Certificate in Myopia Management is designed to provide further training including clinical training to trained and established local and international optometrists. It is not appropriate for people wanting to train for registration to practice as an optometrist in Australia.



Study Level


Typical duration

0.7 Years

Intake Period

Term 1

Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit


Award type

Graduate Certificate


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Program Structure

Students must complete 24 UOC as a standalone program.

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Enrolment sequence

Students must complete OPTM7611 (Introduction to Myopia) and OPTM7612 (Myopia Management) before they can enrol in OPTM7621 Clinical Myopia Management.
Students must complete OPTM7104 (Advanced Contact Lens Studies 1) prior to or at the same time as completing OPTM7621 Clinical Myopia Management.

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Program Fees

At UNSW fees are generally charged at course level and therefore dependent upon individual enrolment and other factors such as student's residency status. For generic information on fees and additional expenses of UNSW programs, click on one of the following:

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