Diploma in Optometry (DOPT - S67)


Career Options

Exciting career opportunities await you when you graduate. Career options include:

  • Clinical optometrist
  • Community-based optometrist
  • Lens Consultant
  • Marketing and Customer Development Executive
  • Professional Affairs Executive
  • Research Optometrist

According to 2022 Polytechnic Graduate Employment Survey, median gross monthly salary of health sciences graduates is the highest at $2,854 in 2022. More than 9 in 10 graduates are employed within 6 months upon graduation or after completion of full-time National Service.

Source: The Straits Time2021 Polytechnic Graduate Employment Survey

Further Studies

You can apply for related degree programme at international universities such as the Bachelor of Science in Optometry in United Kingdom or Australia. Many of our graduates are offere d module exemptions or direct entry into the second or third year oftheir university degree programmes.

You are also eligible to apply for many non-optometry undergraduate programmes in areas of biological sciences and allied health services at local universities. Diploma in Optometry is accredited by National University of Singapore for courses such as Medicine, Nursing and many more, and Nanyang Technological University for courses such as Biological Sciences, Medicine and many more.

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