Master’s Degree in Oculoplastics, Orbit and Tear Ducts

Type of programme
Master of permanent training
between 02-09-2024 and 31-07-2025
€50.00 / ECTS x 60 = €3,000.00 (+ €494.00 Registrations fees). *Prices corresponding to the 2024-2025 academic year.
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  1. To acquire a high level of knowledge in the area of oculoplastics, orbit and tear ducts grounded in evidence-based medicine.

  2. To acquire hands-on experience in oculoplastics that enables participants to work autonomously based on current criteria for action.

  3. To learn how to apply this specialisation professionally as part of a multidisciplinary and coordinated team and with experts in specific areas, in a climate of respect and mutual collaboration that promotes the exchange of knowledge, creativity and innovation.

  4. To ensure a good doctor-patient relationship by providing patients excellent individual attention, acting as a good, accessible, friendly and available professional.

  5. To learn how to use and gain experience handling cutting-edge oculoplastic diagnostic and treatment tools.

  6. To cultivate an ongoing desire to disseminate knowledge, teach and further one’s education.

  7. To acquire experience in research and project assessment.

  8. To acquire the knowledge necessary to perform oculoplastic surgery.



The aim of this master’s degree is to provide students the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to work independently within the Ophthalmological subspecialty of Oculoplastics, Orbit and Tear Ducts, and the knowledge and skills required to perform research.

Study programme and subjects 2024-2025

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Módulo I: Sistema Lagrimal Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 15
Módulo II: Gestión de Unidades Clínicas Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 0.5
Módulo III: Investigación Aplicada a Oftalmología Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 1.5
Módulo IV: Malposiciones Palpebrales Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 10
Módulo V: Patología Orbitaria Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 10
Módulo VI: Proyecto de Investigación Clínica Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 13
Módulo VII: Reconstrucción Palpebral Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 10
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English

Prerequisites & admissions

Undergraduate degree in Medicine and Surgery. Specialist in Ophthalmology.

In the case of foreign candidates, all qualifications must be recognised as equivalent at the time of application.

Availability to study on an exclusive, full-time basis. Availability to start on the set date and complete the course in its entirety.

This programme is incompatible with other jobs.

Candidates must speak and understand Spanish perfectly (C1 level).


€2,964 (including enrolment fees: €480), payable to the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.

The HR department at the ICR will provide assistance during the enrolment process.


  1. Catalan Retina Institute
    Ganduxer, 117

  2. Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
    C/ Josep Trueta, s/n
    Sant Cugat del Vallès