This program is based on studies of natural sciences, biology, medicine and basic principles of primary eye care service. Bachelor program is the first step in professional optometrist education scheme in Latvia. The program offers extensive profile studies of natural sciences including organic chemistry, biology, calculus, physics for natural sciences, optics, basics of human anatomy, general physiology, ophthalmic optics, microbiology, biochemistry, anatomy and physiology of the eye, physiology of vision, optometric instruments, refractive defects, binocular vision and other.

The topic of the Bachelor thesis should be carefully chosen; supervisor’s assistance for further research. Students will be able to continue education in Master degree program.

Program courses

Full-time Bachelor's Degree Program Optometry
Part-time Bachelor's Degree Program Optometry

Career opportunities

This program prepares competitive graduates for Latvian and European labor markets.

Admission requirements

1. General secondary high school diploma;
2. English language proficiency.
3. Grade in Mathematics must be no less than 4 in a 10 point grading system.

Spring Intake (application start: 13 Sept 2017; studies start in Feb 2018)

Autumn Intake (application start: 1 Jan 2018; studies start in Sept 2018)

Program taught in:
  • English

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