Prepare yourself for a rewarding career in optometry in a high-quality learning environment. You will receive a grounding in the fundamentals of science with an emphasis on vision science, where you will study the visual system and factors that influence sight, in preparation for intensive study and clinical experience in optometry.

Where can our graduates go?

This degree is accredited by the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand. Graduates will be eligible to register as optometrists.

Getting a degree is the first step on a pathway to a range of employment opportunities. Some potential occupations for those with a degree in this area as they progress through their career include those listed below.

Potential Occupations - Optometry

Potential Employers

  • Graduate Optometrist
  • Optical Consultant
  • Optometrist
  • Outreach Optometry Coordinator
  • Paediatric Optometrist
  • Public Health Optometrist.
  • Research Optometrist
  • Research Assistant Vision science
  • Staff Optometrist
  • Vision Therapist
  • Health Partners
  • Laubman & Pank
  • OPSM
  • BUPA
  • Centre for Eye Research Australia
  • The Centre for Eye Health
  • Department of Health
  • Brien Holden Vision Institute
  • HealthStrong
  • ZEISS Australasia
  • Specsavers

These jobs indicate some possible employment pathways, including graduate and more advanced (or higher level) positions, and reflect the diversity of our student cohort. Some jobs may require further experience or study and are included here to illustrate the breadth of potential pathways available as you progress in your career.