Visionary education for healthcare

Moorfields Education works in partnership with UCL Institute of Ophthalmology to deliver world class continuing medical education.

Why study with Moorfields Education

Moorfields Education is part of the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital and works in partnership with UCL Institute of Ophthalmology to deliver a broad range of short courses and observership programmes that engage people at all stages of their career development.

Our courses and programmes draw upon the expert knowledge of scientists, consultants and clinicians to deliver the latest thinking in ophthalmic practice, and translate this into real-world practices, that improve the outcomes for your patients.

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Brand new course! Paediatric glaucoma - all you need to know.
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Our courses

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Executive education

Our courses leverage the finest minds, the latest innovative tools and proven techniques to help you become an impactful leader. As an alumnus of a Moorfields Education executive course, you will join our exclusive network of global ophthalmic professionals and emerging clinical leaders who are committed to developing the breadth of skills necessary to effectively lead in a landscape that is volatile, complex and ambiguous.

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Courses for ophthalmologists

With an ageing population, it is important to be up-to-date on the latest techniques for diagnosing eye conditions and disorders. Choose one of our courses to develop your skills in analysing ocular imagery, understand more about the ageing eye, get the latest thinking on diabetes and vision, or learn more about allergies and eye diseases.

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Courses for optometrists

Moorfields Optometry Education is a leading provider of intensive clinical courses in optometry related practice, procedures and techniques. Delivery is through a mix of didactic lectures given by leading Moorfields’ ophthalmic consultants and specialist optometrists. There is a strong emphasis on practical, hands-on experience and peer-to-peer discussion and our courses provide a very high level of optometric education and training.

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Courses for nurses and allied health professionals

Our short courses are designed to fit easily alongside your existing commitments whatever your current role. From slit lamp training and our renowned intravitreal injection course for nurses to eye emergency courses for non-ophthalmologists, you’ll gain a fresh perspective on the skills needed to do your job to the highest standard.

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New to ophthalmology

Studying with Moorfields and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology gives you the best start if you're considering a career in an ophthalmic setting. Browse our programmes below to see all study options available.

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Observership programme

Moorfields Eye Hospital welcomes healthcare professionals from the UK and around the world to observe and learn renowned treatment of eye diseases and injuries from our world-leading consultants. Visiting ophthalmologists will have the opportunity to observe Moorfields' consultants in action, examine patients with slit lamps and ophthalmoscopes, and attend surgical operations. Observers can elect to observe in one or more services for a minimum of one week and up to four weeks.

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Virtual observership programme

Moorfields Education is delighted to launch its Virtual Observership Programme. The COVID-19 pandemic imposed unprecedented challenges in the educational field of ophthalmology and we are pleased to be able to respond to these challenges by leveraging our expertise, to not only maintain our standard of education but also create alternative learning environments that are collaborative, inclusive and productive.

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