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Bachelor of Optometry

Offered by: SEGi University
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
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FacultyHealth Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryUnited Kingdom
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Guided by qualified lecturers, the programme draws on the expertise of external / visiting lecturers comprising of Biomedical Scientists, Medical Practitioners, Ophthalmic Surgeons and Practising Optometrists.

We are proud to carry an excellent track record of an academic staff involved with private optometric education since 2004. The laboratory and clinical facilities we currently possess are at par with reputable international institutions.

As for Clinical Training of students, it is carried out both at the clinics on campus, as well as at external sites ranging from private Optometric practices, Refractive Surgery Centres, private Ophthalmologic clinics and Eye Departments in Hospitals.

Curriculum
Year 1
  • Essential Basic Sciences
  • Mathematical Techniques
  • Biomedical Sciences for Optometry I & II
  • Human Biology
  • Ocular Biology
  • Geometrical & Physical Optics
  • Clinical Studies I
  • TITAS
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II
  • Malaysian Studies III
  • Effective Listening
Year 2
  • 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
  • Personal Health Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Co-Curriculum Management
Year 3
  • 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
Year 4
  • 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
  • STPM with minumum CGPA of 2.50; OR
  • A-Level; OR
  • Foundation / Pre-University programme with CGPA of 2.5 or above; OR
  • Any equivalent Pre-U qualifications (Science Stream)
Intake Months

January, May & September

Career Prospects

You have the opportunity to gain employment at:

Government hospitals, Private practices, Ophthalmic or contact lens industry, Research, Tertiary education.

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


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