Máster en Patología y Cirugía del Segmento Anterior del Globus Ocular

Type of programme
UIC Barcelona-specific Master's Degree *This programme does not grant graduates access to a doctoral degree
Duration
2 semesters
Credits
60 ECTS
Price
€77.00 / ECTS x 60 = €4,620.00. *Prices corresponding to the 2021-2022 academic year.
Places
30
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Competences

  1. To become familiar with the main disorders of the anterior segment of the eye, giving students the elements necessary for diagnosing and treating glaucoma and pathologies of the lens and ocular surface.
  2. To provide the knowledge required to implement the main preventive attitudes and treat complications in anterior segment surgery.
  3. To learn to properly inform patients about the prognosis of their illness.
  4. To become familiar with the latest diagnostic imaging technologies and recent therapeutic developments in anterior segment surgery. 

Objectives

The objectives of the Master’s Degree in Pathology and Surgery of the Anterior Segment of the Eye are:

  1. To train students through protocols for diagnosing anterior segment pathology; 
  2. To provide participants the skills necessary for medically and surgically treating the described ocular disorders; 
  3. For students to specialise in the most prevalent pathologies of the anterior segment of the eye.

 

Intended for

  • Holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine 
  • Ophthalmologists

Academic accreditation

Students who successfully complete this programme will receive a master’s diploma issued by UIC Barcelona.

Presentation

Introduction

Designed by today’s professionals

This master’s degree programme has been designed to offer students an in-depth study of the latest developments in diagnosing and treating pathologies of the anterior segment of the eye, as they learn how to use the best tools to help them hone skills professionals need to diagnose and treat pathologies of the anterior segment, through clinical cases and practical work experience.

The programme’s content has been structured in line with the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) model, whose assessments are measured in ECTS credits. Its eight subjects are divided into online modules that will be taught in our Virtual Classroom. UIC Barcelona teaches in collaboration with the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre, who offer state-of-the-art diagnosis tools, world-renowned teaching staff, exclusive treatments and a wide range of case studies.

Throughout this master’s programme, students will have the chance to work with the Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre and will be supervised by a first-class medical team who will accompany them over the course of the academic year.

Study programme and subjects 2020-2021

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Cirugía de Urgencia y Complicaciones en la Cirugía del Segmento Anterior Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 7
Glaucoma Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 7
Patología de la Cámara Anterior, Iris y Cuerpo Ciliar Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 6.5
Patología del Cristalino Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 7.5
Superfície Ocular I Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 7.5
Superfície Ocular II Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 7.5
Trabajo Final de Máster Type: TF Term: Annual ECTS: 10
Técnicas Combinadas en Microcirugía del Segmento Anterior Type: OB Term: Annual ECTS: 7
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English

Prerequisites & admissions

To apply for a place on the Master’s Degree in Pathology and Surgery of the Anterior Segment of the Eye, the following documents must be submitted:

Students with an official university degree from a European Union country

  1. A photocopy of your degree certificate (or receipt of payment of the fees required to issue the degree certificate).
  2. A photocopy of your academic transcripts from past university studies.

*If the documents are in a language other than Spanish, please submit a sworn Spanish translation of your degree certificate and academic transcript.

Students with an official university degree from a non-European Union country

  1. An original legalised photocopy of your degree certificate.
  2. An original legalised photocopy of your academic transcripts from past university studies.

*These documents must be legalised in your home country through diplomatic channels: Hague Apostille or Andrés Bello Convention. 

*If the documents are in a language other than Spanish, please submit a sworn Spanish translation of your degree certificate and academic transcript.

In all cases:

  1. Two passport-sized photographs.
  2. A photocopy of your national ID card (DNI) or passport.
  3. An up-to-date CV.