MSc (Vision Science) by Research

Course ID
SEGi University
Level of Study

SEGi University’s MSc (Vision Science) by Research programme is a beacon of excellence for aspiring vision science professionals. This meticulously designed course provides a profound foundation in the realm of clinical optometry and vision science, ensuring graduates are well-prepared for the industry’s challenges. Accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, the programme guarantees both recognition and quality.

Our experienced lecturers guide students through advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods, leading to a significant thesis in their chosen area of vision science. With a 100% employability rate, the programme promises a robust career launch in various vision care settings.

The ‘Industry into Classroom’ ethos at SEGi University enables students to engage with real industry projects under the mentorship of academic and industry leaders, providing an authentic learning experience. This, coupled with our vibrant student community of over 90 nationalities, offers unmatched international exposure and networking opportunities.

Graduates of this programme are equipped for diverse roles in optometry, from private practice to positions within the optical industry, benefiting from regular hours and fulfilling careers in a field that genuinely impacts people’s lives

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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

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
Advanced Qualitative Research Method

Year 2


Career opportunities

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.

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