City, University of London
City, University of London
City, University of London's taster days are for current year 12 students. This university taster course will provide you with a unique insight into what degree-level Optometry is like before applying to City. at City, University of London

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Optometry Taster Course

University event offered by City, University of London

Event Summary:

City, University of London's taster days are for current year 12 students. This university taster course will provide you with a unique insight into what degree-level Optometry is like before applying to City.

Full Event Details:

To register for this taster day please visit https://www.city.ac.uk/study/visit-us/taster-days

Optometrists use the latest techniques and technology to recognise signs of ocular or general disease affecting the eyes and where appropriate prescribing spectacles or contact lenses.

Students studying at City, University of London, benefit from access to state-of-the-art clinics and excellent professional links, including Moorfields Eye Hospital. 3rd year students also benefit from the opportunity to gain work experience in our City Sight clinic, a working optician open to the general public.

City, University of London has received an overall student satisfaction of 94% in Optometry in the latest National Student Survey. Join our 2020 Taster Day to find out more about this exciting profession at City, enjoy a tour of our labs and take part in a practical session.

This taster course is only open to students in year 12. Students should have, or be looking to achieve ABB at A-Level. Students must be studying two of the following subjects at A-Level: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics.

Students must have a minimum of five GCSE passes at grade 4 (C) or above, including English Language and Mathematics.

Taster days and sessions will allow you to:

- Experience first-hand our excellent and diverse teaching methods offered by our Schools
- Meet our highly experienced academic staff
- Meet our current students and find out about their experiences in your subject of interest
- Explore our state of the art facilities on campus in the heart of London.

Our subject taster days are in the style of mock lectures, practical workshops and group work sessions designed to introduce students to a variety of academic disciplines.

Suitable For:

Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Half Day

Dates Available:

This event is delivered at the university on the following date(s):
27th April 2020

Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

**General University Talks**
We provide high quality presentations to students, staff and parents related to higher education. These presentations can be delivered at your institution or at City, University of London.

Typical talks include a focus on aspects such as:

• University: what's it all about?
• Where can a degree take me?
• Choosing a course or a university
• The UCAS application process
• Personal Statements
• Student Finance
• Studying in London
• Studying at City, University of London
• Student life

The talks are designed to encourage and support students through the application process, whilst informing them about what City, University of London has to offer. The programme of talks is constantly being reviewed and updated so most requests can be catered for.

These talks are designed for groups of Year 12 and 13 students with a general interest in Higher Education and who, ideally, would be expecting to meet the City entry requirements for their chosen programme.

**School Visits to City University, London**
School visits are an excellent opportunity for your students to see what a city-based institution is really like. We offer bespoke visits to campus for your students to experience life at City, University of London. These visits can be tailored to your individual requirements.

They are generally made up of UCAS sessions and subject tasters.

**Subject specific talks**
We can also arrange subject specific talks, delivered by City, University of London's lecturers. If you would like to involve our lecturers in your next round of subject talks, please do get in touch and we will aim to support your programme of events.

These talks are designed for groups of Year 12 and Year 13 students with a specific subject interest, who would be expected to meet the entry requirements for their appropriate programme.

This is a free service and most sessions last between 30 minutes and one hour, although it is possible to alter the sessions depending upon the needs of the school/college.



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