(1) The programme comprises three stages as follows:
(a) Stage I, in the first year of study, comprising training in the basic medical sciences, basic ocular sciences, basic ophthalmology and related medical and surgical disciplines;
(b) Stage II, in the second and third year of study, comprising clinical ophthalmology training, medical postings and preparation of a case studies report for the number of cases which shall be as determined by the Department from time to time; and
(c) Stage III, in the fourth year of study comprising advanced clinical training in Ophthalmology and a research project.
(2) A candidate shall keep a log book throughout his period of study to document tasks undertaken.
(3) No candidate shall be permitted to proceed to Stage II of the programme of study unless he has passed or been exempted from the Part I Examination.
(4) No candidate shall be permitted to proceed to Stage III of the programme of study unless he has passed the Part II Examination.