PROGRAMS

Undergraduate

Program Introduction

The Bachelor of Optometry (B. OPTOM) is an undergraduate program to be offered by the School of Medical Sciences, Adamas University, Kolkata.

B.Optom from allied health sciences department specially deals with studies of eyes and its connected organs, diseases of the visual system and prescribing the correction of refractive error with glasses or contact lenses and the treatment of eye diseases. Optometrists typically work closely together with other eye care professionals such as ophthalmologists and opticians to deliver quality and efficient eye care to the general public.

The programme encompasses the study of optometry vision sciences, anatomy and physiology of eye, mechanisms of disease optics and visual science, contact lenses, orthoptics, low vision and rehabilitation. The students after graduating will become competent professionals through hands-on training and regular field visits and hospital training in optometric practice and aspects of clinical optometry, contact lenses paediatric optometry and binocular vision eye diseases and treatments. They may pursue their individual practice independently or serve in government or privately managed firms to contribute to the healthcare needs of the society.

Duration of Program: 4 years (3 years course curriculum+ 1 year project + internship)

 

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Program Introduction

The program B. Sc. in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics aims to develop basic understanding of nutrition and diet, its effect on human health and newer advances in food science. This programencompasses physiological, biochemical and energy aspects of food and discusses the relation between metabolites and human health.

Moreover, the course is focused on the advances in the most emerging area of applied science of Nutraceuticals. The knowledge of nutrition and diet under extreme climate conditions, special nutritional requirement, and nourishment empower students’ knowledge and skills to utilize food as a powerful tool for physical, mental, and social wellbeing.

The program provides ample opportunities for the students about the latest diet plan and nutritional requirements with hand on practices in the food industry, hospitals and clinics.

Duration of Course: 3 years (Full Time)

 

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Program Introduction

B. Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT) is a 3-years undergraduate program “Offered under Department of Pharmaceutical Technology till 2021-22” that caters to the field of Allied Health Sciences. This program aims at creating professionals with the knowledge of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease with the help of clinical laboratory tests. The program equips eligible candidates with an advanced learning in both routine and sophisticated laboratory diagnostic procedures. Students enrolled to the program are taught to perform tests that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. This program aims to creating professional with the requisite knowledge and skills needed to handle sophisticated lab equipment and perform accurate laboratory tests.

Duration of Course: 3 years

 

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