Programme Name Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology (Quota Based)
Programme Description
The advanced three year Master of Medicine (Ophthalmology) course is suitable for a motivated 'eye doctor' who wishes to become a comprehensive 'ophthalmologist' with a range and depth of knowledge, understanding, attitudes and skills appropriate for practice in a Developing Country.
Majors Ophthalmology
Minimum Requirement
1. Have graduated from the FNU Postgraduate Diploma in Ophthalmology (PGDO) or equivalent with at least 65%.
2. Have a PGDO award (but less than 65% overall mark in OPH801), together with a mandatory entrance/general exam (with a minimum score of 70%) OR
3. Repeat of the PGDO programme and obtained minimum of 65% in the repeat year for the course OPH801.
4. Meet any additional requirements as laid down by The Pacific Eye Institute Admissions Committee (e.g. evidence of support by the Ministry of Health in the Candidate’s own country, evidence of sponsorship).
5. Provide satisfactory reports from two independent ophthalmologist referees
The above points 1 to 3 must have been obtained within the previous three years of the proposed year of entry.
• For those who have obtained the PGDO and with a minimum of 65% but have exceeded the maximum three years’ post-qualification (as specified above) for entry into MMED (Ophthalmology) will be required to pass the entrance/general exam (>65%). Applicants should be a citizen of a Pacific Island country; outside applicants may be considered on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Head of Department in consultation with discipline/unit head and the Postgraduate Advisory Committee.
Programme Type Masters
Credit Points Required 460
Campus Pasifika
Duration 3
Estimated Tution Fees - Local (FJD) $8,110.00
Estimated Tution Fees - Regional $8,110.00
Year 2
Core Units Offered In
OPH830 - Ophthalmology III Semester 1,2
Year 3