Bachelor of Optometry (Hons)

Course ID
SEGi University
Level of Study
Bachelor Degree

SEGi University’s Bachelor of Optometry (Hons) stands out with its blend of expert academic and clinical instruction, boasting a 100% employability rate for its graduates. The programme is a testament to SEGi’s commitment to excellence, as evidenced by the accreditation from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.

Students benefit from an experienced faculty, including Biomedical Scientists, Medical Practitioners, and Ophthalmic Surgeons, ensuring a comprehensive educational journey. The integration of ‘Industry into Classroom’ experiences means coursework and projects are directly influenced by real-world demands, with mentorship from both lecturers and industry practitioners.

The course spans essential basic sciences, clinical studies, and advanced optometric care, with hands-on training in internal clinics and prestigious external sites like Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara. This hands-on training, coupled with the opportunity to learn alongside students from over 90 nationalities, provides a rich, globally-informed educational experience.

Career opportunities for graduates are extensive, including professional private practice, retail, hospital eye departments, and roles within multinational optical companies, ensuring a dynamic and fulfilling professional future.

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Entry requirements

SPM 5 credits including 3 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 2.75 or above)

New entry requirements are implemented since May 2022

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
Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II
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
Business Ethics
Co-Curriculum: Sustainability Thinking

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

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.

Information on Accreditation

Intakes & Orientation Dates

23/04/2024 23/09/2024 
Orientation Dates
22/04/2024 18/09/2024