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    Hi, I'm just wondering if anyone can help me? I've got offers to study optometry at cardiff and Aston and can't choose between the two! If anyone is studying or has studied there what are the advantages and disadvantages at both? Also wondering what hospital experience you get at either? Thank youuu!!
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    The courses can easily be compared by looking at structures online which should also give you info about what clinical work you will do. If you don't get responses on here see if the uni can put you in touch with current or former students.
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    The courses can easily be compared by looking at structures online which should also give you info about what clinical work you will do. If you don't get responses on here see if the uni can put you in touch with current or former students.
    Thank you!!
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    Hi, I'm just wondering if anyone can help me? I've got offers to study optometry at cardiff and Aston and can't choose between the two! If anyone is studying or has studied there what are the advantages and disadvantages at both? Also wondering what hospital experience you get at either? Thank youuu!!
    Congrats on your offers,

    Rather than throwing marketing speil at you, i was wondering if you had any questions about Aston? If you want more information about the course or the city of Birmingham feel free ask me or reach our to Dr Hannah Bartlett on Twitter, she teaches a number of modules in the Optomoetry course and specialises in Occular Nutrition.

    Hope that helps

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    (Original post by Leigh18)
    Hi, I'm just wondering if anyone can help me? I've got offers to study optometry at cardiff and Aston and can't choose between the two! If anyone is studying or has studied there what are the advantages and disadvantages at both? Also wondering what hospital experience you get at either? Thank youuu!!
    Have you visited either city? I lived in Birmingham for six years and loved it. I did my postgrad at Aston and really recommend it as a city-campus uni. It's right in the centre of Birmingham, but the Campus itself is very compact and very friendly. The investment in the buildings and the new library is also pretty amazing.

    I was back on campus in November and it's even better than when I was there a few years back.

    I would recommend speaking to Dr Hannah Bartlett as Josh Aston University has mentioned It's important you get all the information they need before making the decision. Especially around hospital experience as that sounds like a crucial consideration for you.

    In terms of Cardiff, I have mates that have gone there - they loved the whole experience.
 
 
 
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