Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

Vision and Hearing Science

Take a look at our course talks and learn all about our Vision and Hearing Science course.

Watch our Optometry video


Find out more about studying Optometry at ARU.

Visit our Optometry course page

University Eye Clinic

We're one of the few universities in the UK to have our own eye clinic, meaning our optometry students gain essential clinical experience and provide optical care to the local community.

Find out more about the University Eye Clinic
Person having an eye test

Student stories

Find out more about our Vision and Hearing Science students' experiences at ARU.

Heather: studying Optometry at ARU Sonija: studying Optometry at ARU Q & A with American student Sundas Qayyum
Two student ambassadors talking to a student on ARU's Chelmsford campus

Student life

Find out what it's like to live and study at ARU, and about the support and opportunities we offer.

Life on campus Accommodation
ARU student Abigail in a lecture theatre

Chat to our students and staff

Find out more about living and studying at ARU. Our staff and students will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Disclaimer: Please note that the videos on our YouTube channel are able to have subtitles turned on and off if needed. Subtitling or captioning of these videos are done automatically by YouTube, and ARU cannot take responsibility for the accuracy of the produced subtitles.