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Bachelor of Optometry (Hons)

Offered by: SEGi University
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRefer to the Univ.
Fees (International Student)Refer to the Univ.
CampusSEGi University Kota Damansara
FacultyHealth Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Our forte has always been in the highly experienced line-up of academic and clinical staff teaching on the programme. The availability of excellent laboratories and clinical facilities add to the strength of the optometry programme at SEGi.

The programme also draws on the expertise of adjunct lecturers comprising Biomedical Scientists, Medical Practitioners, Ophthalmic Surgeons, and Private Practice Optometrists. Clinical training of students is carried out both at the internal clinics on campus, as well as at external sites ranging from private Optometric practices, Refractive Surgery Centres, private Ophthalmologic clinics, and our own external practice “SEGi EyeCare” at nearby Thomson Hospital.

Year 1 Year 2
  • Essential Basic Sciences
  • Mathematical Techniques
  • Biomedical Sciences for Optometry I & II
  • Human Biology
  • Ocular Biology
  • Geometrical & Physical Optics
  • Clinical Studies I
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/Effective Listening
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II
  • Malaysian Studies III
  • Biomedical Sciences for Optometry III
  • Ocular Optics I & II
  • Visual Science I & II
  • Clinical Studies II
  • Speciality Clinical Studies I
  • Optometric Use of Drugs I
  • Business Ethics
  • Co-curriculum Management
  • Environmental Management and Technology
Year 3 Year 4
  • Foundations of Ocular Disease
  • Speciality Clinical Studies II
  • Basic Clinical Practice
  • Optometric Use of Drugs II
  • Behavioural Science in Vision Care
  • Ophthalmic Dispensing Workshop I & II
  • Ocular Disease in Primary Care
  • Care of Functional Visual Disorders
  • General Clinic I
  • Speciality Clinics A & B
  • Occupational & Environmental Optometry
  • Industrial Placement I
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Medicine in Optometry
  • Public Health & Community Optometry
  • Professional Issues in Optometry
  • General Clinic II & III
  • Contact Lens Clinic I & II
  • Binocular Vision/Paediatric Clinic I & II
  • Advanced Ophthalmic Care Clinic I & II
  • Low Vision Clinic I & II
  • Optometric Case Studies I & II
  • Project/Dissertation I & II
  • Industrial Placement II
Entry Requirements
  • SPM 3 credits including 2 Science subjects AND
  • STPM (Science) with minimum CGPA of 2.50; OR
  • 3Ds in A-Level (Science); OR
  • Foundation/Pre-University (Science) with CGPA of 2.5 or above; OR
  • Any equivalent Pre-U qualifications (Science) OR
  • Diploma in any Science discipline (CGPA of 2.50 or above)
Intake MonthsMay / September
Career Prospects

As graduates, you can pursue your career in the following areas: professional private optometric practice (solo or group), retail optical practices ophthalmology clinics, hospital eye departments, and multi national optical companies.

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

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