Loss of vision has a significant impact on well-being, As a trained optometrist, your role in vision care services provides you with a unique opportunity to lead the way in your community and improve access to eye care with the aim of promoting healthy vision.
Successful graduates may be eligible for 40 CPE points.
This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge in assessing visual impairment and prescribing low vision aids, detecting and managing ocular disorders in a community setting, and adopting the different strategies for refractive correction and myopia-related complications.
Course Date: 16 Oct 2023 – 14 Jan 2024
Application Period: 17 Jul – 31 Aug 2023
Application Outcome Date: One month after application closes
Days: Tue and Wed*
*(Note: Clinical attachments are dependent on hospital availability, hence some classes would be outside Tue/Wed).
Time: 8am to 1pm
Delivery Mode: Face-to-face & Home-based Learning (Async & Sync)
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic/Online
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
For application of *Work-Study Programme and **Non Work-Study Programme, candidates need to meet the following criteria:
(a) Diploma in Optometry or other Optometry qualifications recognized by OOB; and
(b) Valid practicing certificate in Singapore with full registration with OOB.
Funding period for this course is from 21 Feb 2022 to 20 Feb 2025.
- The fees below are per semester. For full course fees throughout the semesters, refer here.
- The fees below are inclusive of GST. Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2023. Please refer to our FAQs for more information.
- The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
All Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding. This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants and must be applied via the SkillsFuture Portal. More details on the SkillsFuture Credit Claims will be advised upon admission into the course. Find out more about SkillsFuture Credit here.
Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.
Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMCs) are bite-sized part-time courses for individuals to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills, without the need to pursue a full diploma. Refer here for course fees for SBMCs.
|Applicants / Eligibility||Fees|
|Singapore Citizens aged below 40||$348.85|
|Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above||$240.17|
|Singapore Citizens sponsored by SME||$240.17|
|Singapore PRs sponsored by SME||$246.96|
|Full course fee for SC (for repeat, deferred modules)||$2326.65|
|Full course fee (for repeat, deferred modules)||$2381.40|