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MSc (Vision Science) by Research

Offered by: SEGi University & Colleges
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration2 - 4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRefer to the Univ.
Fees (International Student)Refer to the Univ.
CampusSEGi University Kota Damansara
FacultyPostgraduate Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Mode of StudyBy Research
Course Description

The Master of Science (Vision Science) by Research programme aims to provide you with a firm grounding in scholarly research work in vision science that encompasses the subject areas of ocular and visual science through clinical optometry.

The programme forms the initial platform for vision related professionals to advance their knowledge on the scientific foundations of vision science by pursuing supervised research work in clinical optometry or clinical vision science.


Year 1

  • Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
  • Advanced Qualitative Research Method
  • Thesis

Year 2

  • Thesis
Entry Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Optometry with Honours, or Bachelors degree in a related Science discipline with Honours or any equivalent qualification with a minimum CGPA of 2.75, or 2 years of working experience in a relevant field

Minimum band of 5 in the IELTS or equivalent

Intake MonthsJanuary / May / September
Career Prospects

An optometrist is a healthcare professional who provides Primary Eye Care ranging from vision testing and correction to the diagnosis and management of vision disorders with pathological causes. With routine hours and a good income, optometrists enjoy a lifelong career with a satisfying lifestyle. Career opportunities include professional private optometric practice (solo or group), retail optical practices, ophthalmology clinics, hospital eye departments, and multi-national optical industry.

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

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