New optometry programmes approved
The GOC has confirmed that the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) MSci Optometry and MSc Optometry programmes have been fully approved by GOC Council following a recent quality assurance visit in January 2022.
Rupal Lovell-Patel, UCLan’s academic lead for vision sciences at the School of Medicine, said: “It’s fantastic news to receive this accreditation from the regulator for optical professions in the UK. This is the culmination of years of hard work from colleagues in the School and I’m delighted for everybody involved”. Read more