|Study location||Latvia, Riga|
Medical diagnostic and treatment technology (ISCED 725)
Optometry (JACS B510)
|Nominal duration||3 years (180 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Bachelor of Natural Sciences in Optometry)|
|Registration fee||€100.00 one-time
Baltic Center Registration Fee Includes:
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Applicants must upload education documents in original language, as well as translations into English. Diplomas and transcripts issued outside EU must be legalized with a legalization stamp or Apostille.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): World.
Baltic Center examination.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
This programme is based on studies of natural sciences, medicine and basic principles of primary eye care service. Bachelor programme 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, medical courses including human anatomy and physiology, pathology, microbiology, biochemistry, anatomy and physiology of the eye, physiology of vision, specific courses in optometry – optics, geometrical optics, ophthalmic optics, optometric instruments, refractive defects, binocular vision and other.
The topic of the Bachelor’s thesis should be carefully chosen; supervisor’s assistance for further research. Students will be able to continue education in Professional Master in Clinical Optometry degree programme.
The part-time programme covers 4 academic years, full-time programme covers 3 academic years.
This programme prepares competitive graduates for Latvian and European labor markets.