Bachelor of Optometry

University of Auckland

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5 Years

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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

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Completion of a prescribed 120 point Science year at the University of Auckland, or its equivalent, or have completed an approved degree. Selection criteria apply.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,873 $44,367
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$15,231 $76,156
Total $24,105 $120,523

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

NZOVRF Summer Scholarship

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office




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Dulcie Bowman Memorial Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office



Up to $4,500 per annum

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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Where does this information come from?

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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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