Dr. M. Hennely (University of London)

Master Optometry University of London

The MSc in Clinical Optometry at City, University of London
The MSc in Clinical Optometry at City, University of London enables optometrists to continue development and accumulation of knowledge and expertise relating to ocular healthcare and vision science during their professional careers.
The programme has an international reputation for quality and is at the forefront of continuing education in clinical optometry. As a result, optometrists acquire cutting-edge skills and knowledge from leading UK experts in a dynamic learning environment.
The MSc in Clinical Optometry will help optometrists:


Dr. Hennelly is the Programme Director for the MSc in Clinical Optometry, the first programme of its kind in the UK. Following a degree in Ophthalmic Optics at University of Wales, Dr. Hennelly completed her pre-registration year at the Visual Assessment Department at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Upon completion of her Doctoral Thesis, entitled 'The light scattering characteristics of the normal and contact lens wearing eye', Dr. Hennelly was asked to join the staff at the Division of Optometry and Visual Sciences. Since this time, she has run over 140 three-day modules, developed 15 MSc courses in addition to organising and editing four distance learning courses and co-ordinated and edited over 150 CET articles. She has been instrumental in devising the prescribing programme and in securing GOC and College of Optometrists’ professional accreditation.
Dr. Hennelly will be outlining ‘The City, University of London, MSc in Clinical Optometry – progressing the scope of practice’. The lecture will detail the structure and content of the programme and how optometrists are best placed to diagnose and manage eye disease following relevant training.