Optics Techniques Department

The Department of Optics Technologies was established in 2021 as per the administrative order issued by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, No. 13741 on 21st November 2021. The Department aims to graduate technicians with high proficiency, qualified to work in Ophthalmology hospitals, health centers and private clinics.
• Study Period: 4 years
• Study Language: English

Due to the widespread of using eyeglasses and lenses, there has been a great need to optometrists and visual technicians in the various institutions of health, whether public or private.
The mission of the Department is summarized in providing graduates, qualified and highly trained in the field of ophthalmology, diagnosis of eye diseases and manufacture of eyeglasses as well as contact lenses. Graduates indeed shall be featured with high level of knowledge and creativity in their major, in accordance with the international medical standards and quality assurance.
The medical programs shall be corresponding to those adopted by the Department of Optics Technologies at the Technical Health College / University of Baghdad. Moreover, it is remarkable to note that the results shall be analyzed through the use of bio-statistics methods.

Department of Optics Technologies focuses on achieving a number of objectives. They can be summarized as follows:
• Providing efficient graduates, highly qualified in the field of ophthalmology so as to meet the country’s need according to the medical and economical development requirements, all together with ensuring teaching staff for universities and institutes.
• Constant promotion to curricula and study plans for all grades so as to keep pace with the recent development in the field of ophthalmology.
• Keeping pace with the fast changes in the field of IT and analysis of medical data.
• Focusing on scientific research and its essential role in serving the community by conducting scientific and applied research.
• Interacting with the related public sector institutions to organize training courses for our medical staff.
• Striving to improve performance so as to achieve comprehensive quality assurance.
• Encouraging scientific cooperation with corresponding Arab and international universities and institutions.
• Exchanging experiences in a way that ensures development and reinforcement of the department as well as the educational process.