Bachelor of Optometry (Hons)

Course ID
MQA/KA11255
Campus
SEGi University
Level of Study
Bachelor Degree

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.

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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)

Programme structure and modues

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/Effective Listening
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II
Malaysian Studies III

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
Business Ethics
Co-curriculum Management
Environmental Management and Technology

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
Entrepreneurship

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

Career opportunities

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.