Course Details
Management and Science University (MSU) Logo

Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing

Offered by: Management and Science University (MSU)
Add to Educart

Ask About This Course

Your Name
E-mail Address
Phone Number
Date Of Birth
Are You a Robot?
Exam BodyManagement and Science University
Course Duration3 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRM50,000 - RM55,000
FacultyFaculty of Health and Life Sciences (FHLS)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedical Diagnostic & Treatment Technology
Course Description

The profession of ophthalmic dispensing entails matching optical prescriptions with the most appropriate spectacle frames and lenses, taking into account the patient’s line of work and lifestyle besides visual and cosmetic needs. Dispensing opticians will also provide instructions to patients in the care and cleaning techniques for lenses. The curriculum for the Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing programme at Management and Science University (MSU) is designed to provide students with a comprehensive foundation in this discipline. Students will receive extensive learning in the classroom and the skills lab, and attain valuable real-life experience through industrial attachment at optical shops.

Year One
  • Ophthalmic Lens
  • Ophthalmic Instrumentation
  • Dispensing
  • Optics
Year Two
  • Physiological Optics
  • Introduction to Ocular Disease
  • Law and Professional Aspect for Dispensing Optician
  • Ocular Physiology
Year Three
  • Vocational and Specialty Ophthalmic Dispensing
  • Eyeglass and Contact Lens Dispensing Practice
  • Industrial Training
Entry Requirements

You need to pass SPM with a Credit in any three (3) subjects and a Pass in two (2) Science subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology). Other acceptable qualifications include a Certificate (MQF Level 3) in Optical Technology or Science or equivalent, a Fellowship Diploma of the British Dispensing Optician (FBDO), or other qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government. 

Career Prospects
  • Dispensing Optician

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

Other Courses in this Level of Study Other Courses in this Field of Study

Back to Courses

Download FREE myCourseGuide