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Examinations for the homologation of foreign qualifications

Pursuant to the agreement approved by the FOOT’s Academic Assessment Committee on 22 June 2005, the Terrassa College of Optics and Optometry requires students to pass a test in order to accredit compliance with the training requisites that Spain’s Ministry of Education and Science sets out for the homologation of foreign qualifications to the Diploma in Optics and Optometry.

Passing the test

It is recommended that students pass the subjects in the table below before they take the homologation test. Candidates must enrol for the test and pass the final examinations of subjects in the table below, as provided for in the specific ruling passed by the Ministry of Education and Science.
CORE SUBJECTS
SUBJECTS
STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE VISUAL SYSTEM
  • Anatomy and Histology of the Visual System I
  • Physiology and Neurophysiology of Vision
PHYSICS
  • Physics
MATHEMATICS
  • Mathematics II
OPTICAL MATERIALS
  • Optical Materials
OPTICS
  • Optics II
OPTOMETRY AND CONTACTOLOGY
  • Clinical Optometry and Contactology
PRINCIPLES OF PATHOLOGY AND OCULAR PHARMACOLOGY
  • Principles of Ocular Pathology and Pharmacology
OPTICAL TECHNOLOGY
  • Optical Technology II
  • Optometric Instruments
 
Detailed information on the syllabuses for each of the above subjects and the dates tests are held are available on the FOOT website:
 
  
For further information, contact the FOOT’s Academic Management Office (Tel.: 937398359-937398308).