Bachelor of Optometry

University of Auckland

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Entry requirements

Completion of either a prescribed 120 point Science year at The University of Auckland or a bachelor degree with appropriate science content.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

BOptom graduates will have thorough knowledge of vision science, ophthalmic and optometric principles and have sound clinical skills. They will be able to apply these professionally. Graduates are eligible for registration as Optometrists in Australasia. For further information, refer to the Faculty of Science at

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Optical Science at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 61 62 63
Phone: (09) 373 7999
Fax: (0800) 616 264

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