The purpose of the program aligns with the vision of MBKU to reimagine the future of health care education and advance global health care. SCCO, a recognized leader in Optometric Education, will support the development of optometric education in South Korea. This program aligns with developing clinical skills for optometrists.
The curriculum incorporates pedagogical methods to address cognitive (knowledge), affective (attitude) and psychomotor (skill) learning domains. Examples of this methodology include classroom module content, small group case-based learning, lab workshops, problem-based learning, and clinical experiences. Module content presented by MBKU faculty will include online distance learning in mainly asynchronous modality. Module content will be given in English. Student responses and written assignments will also be written in English. Written work will be expected to follow NLM (National Library of Medicine) writing style guides. Basic analysis of research studies, including statistics, is introduced in Applied Biomedical Science (EUL501) and continues throughout the courses where applicable.