The phasing out of B Optom qualification code B9O01Q was introduce as a natural progression of pipeline students registered under that code for the to complete their studies. The qualification itself did not change and the code change to B9O02Q resulted from a service module in the Anatomy Department being changed from a double lecture seven (7) week modules (two terms) to a semester module.
In 2016 one hundred and sixty six students were registered under the qualification code B9O01Q. The new intake of the 1st years for qualification code B9O02Q was in 2017. Currently the Optometry Department has thirty one (31) students registered under the qualification code B9O01Q. These students registered under the qualification code include seven (7) students with the 2014 student numbers and eight (9) students with the 2015 student numbers.
Take special note of the table below which indictes when each phasing out qualification should be completed.