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Master’s in Vision Sciences (M.Sc.) - 45 credits

Track 1: Fundamental and Applied Sciences - Program 2-656-1-0 

Research Master’s (36 credits for the writing of a Master’s thesis)
Allows the student to conduct research on the visual system (the eye, the brain, and everything in between) within a multidisciplinary framework.

Areas of study:

  • Ocular blood flow
  • Neurophysiology of the visual system
  • Ocular optics
  • Corneal physiology and contact lenses
  • Visual psychophysics
  • Visual impairment
  • Ophthalmic product technology

To complete an application:
https://admission.umontreal.ca/programmes/maitrise-en-sciences-de-la-vision/

Track 2 : Clinical Sciences (in French only) - Program 2-656-1-0 

Professional Master’s (no thesis)
Allows optometrists to expand their expertise in a specialized field of practice in optometry thanks to an advanced theoretical education and sustained clinical training.

Specializations:

  • Ocular health focused on the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease
  • Paediatric optometry and orthoptics
  • Corneal physiology and contact lenses
  • Visual impairment

To complete an application:
https://admission.umontreal.ca/programmes/maitrise-en-sciences-de-la-vision/

Track 3 : Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation (in French) - Program 2-656-1-0 

Master’s in Visual Impairment (no thesis)
Allows practitioners to be trained in intervention with individuals with a visual impairment and fostering applied research in this area.

Specializations:

  • Orientation & mobility
  • Low vision
  • Vision rehabilitation therapy

To complete an application:
https://admission.umontreal.ca/programmes/maitrise-en-sciences-de-la-vision/

Track 4 : Visual Impairment and Rehabilitation (in English) - Program 2-656-1-2 

Master’s in Visual Impairment (no thesis)
Allows practitioners to be trained in intervention with individuals with a visual impairment and fostering applied research in this area.

Specializations:

  • Orientation & mobility
  • Low vision
  • Vision rehabilitation therapy

To complete an application:
https://admission.umontreal.ca/programmes/maitrise-en-sciences-de-la-vision/

 

For more details
Conditions for admission, program structure, pedagogical rules, and course descriptions can be found on the site of the Guide d'admission et des programmes d'études (in French only).

For more details on the program : +1 (514) 343-6325
For more details on admission: +1 (514) 343-7076