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.

Optometry in Practice

Optometry in Practice (OiP) is the College’s quarterly CPD/CET journal. In every edition you will find articles highlighting the latest research, analysis and opinion on a range of topics.


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


Student webinars


Explore our learning area

Access our learning modules and prepare for the workplace.