Apply now for 2018 Leadership Skills module

Applications for the 2018 Leadership Skills Module must be submitted by Monday 8 January.

LOCSU’s Leadership Skills for Optical Professionals, is a 20-credit postgraduate module, and part of WOPEC’s MSc programme at Cardiff University.

It provides an understanding of current leadership models and theoretical approaches and will give delegates the background knowledge and practical skills that will equip them to provide leadership in the optical sector.

The Module is open to optometrists with a BSc in Optometry and opticians who are FBDO-qualified. LOCSU will be funding up to 10 places on the 2018 cohort. If you would like to be considered for a funded place please download the application from the LOCSU website and return it by email to

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 8 January at 5pm. Interviews will be conducted by conference call, provisionally planned for Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 January 2018. More information about the course structure can be found on the LOCSU website.