A guide to studying Healthcare Science at university - with a focus on Ophthalmic Imaging. Including what to expect, reasons to consider the subject area, application tips and a careers overview.
Tracy Longden-Thurgood, Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Science at the University of Gloucestershire.
Paul Dimmock, Ophthalmic & Research Imager for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Jon Cheek, Founder and Director, UniTasterDays.com
What to expect, and when?
00:00 - Introduction to the Healthcare Science and Ophthalmic Imaging university course webinar
02:02 - What is Healthcare Science? What are the Healthcare Science fields and in which field does Ophthalmic Imaging sit?
05:51 - What will you study on an Ophthalmic Imaging course at university and how are the required knowledge and skills taught?
10:19 - Why consider studying Ophthalmic Imaging at university? With an overview of a comprehensive ophthalmic service, including use of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Fundus Photography and Fundus Fluorescein Angiography (FFA).
16:26 - Guidance and application tips for students applying for a Healthcare Science degree course.
19:00 - A careers overview for Ophthalmic Imaging graduates