MS (Ophthalmology)

MS (Ophthalmology)

An advanced understanding of the eye's anatomy, physiology, and diseases is required for the Master of Science in Ophthalmology degree. The clinical foundations of ophthalmology are covered in depth throughout the ophthalmology curriculum, along with topics such as orbital and ocular anatomy, histology, ocular physiology, ocular pathology, biochemistry, microbiology, and immunology.

Scope in MS (Ophthalmology)

After completing the MS Ophthalmology Programme, any student is eligible to be placed in one of the MS Ophthalmology Programme positions (if it exists in their institution). Aside from that, there are a variety of job opportunities available in both the private and public sectors of the economy. The topics covered under the programme are:

  • Orbital and ocular anatomy
  • Optics
  • Clinical Ophthalmology

Career Options in MS (Ophthalmology)

The Master of Science in Ophthalmology program is designed to give students the tools they need to be successful in their chosen professions by providing them with access to all of the pertinent information available. The following are some of the most desirable employment options for ophthalmology graduate students:

  • ENT Specialist
  • Lecturer/Professor
  • Medical Consultant/Visiting Medical Consultant
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Product Specialist
  • Senior Resident/Consultant

Recruitment Opportunities for Ophthalmology Graduates with a Master's Degree

In India, there is a good scope for those who graduate with a Master of Science in Ophthalmology. They have options for employment in both the public and private sectors, depending on the type of work that best suits their interests and abilities as well as the profession that they would like to pursue. Graduates with a master's degree in ophthalmology have a variety of career options available to them, including the following:

  • Clinical Assistant
  • Clinical Data Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Demonstrator
  • ENT Specialist
  • Lecturer/Professor

Programme offered at

  • GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, GIMSR Campus

Duration of the programme

  • 2 Years

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Curriculum and Syllabus