Study resources

The College website is your ‘go to’ resource for information and guidance on all essential topics and conditions. We've gathered all of the College resources you'll need to ace your studies in one place.

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Clinical Management Guidelines

The Clinical Management Guidelines provide reliable, up-to-date, evidence-based information on diagnosing and managing a range of conditions.

Independent prescribing


Books and Journals

We give you access to more than 6,000 optometric books and journals through our library service – possibly the largest collection in the UK - including our newest member journal Acuity.


Optometrists' formulary

Independent prescribing

Ethical scenarios

Practise your problem-solving and decision-making skills with the ethical scenarios in our preparing for the challenges of the workplace series. You can also have a go at the ethical scenarios for qualified members.



The Guidance for Professional Practice


Explore our learning area

Access our online courses and webinar recordings