Bachelor of Science (Hons) Optometry

Course ID
SEGi University
Level of Study
Bachelor Degree

The BSc (Hons) Optometry at SEGi University is a groundbreaking two-year Bachelor’s degree, tailored for swift entry into the optometry profession without compromising on quality. It merges theoretical knowledge with practical skills through a unique blend of online and on-campus learning, complemented by work-based experiences. This programme is distinguished by its bridging course for registered opticians, aiming to elevate their expertise in comprehensive eye care.

Leveraging flexible learning models and financial support, SEGi ensures accessibility and adaptability for all students. The curriculum, enriched by expert instruction and state-of-the-art facilities, covers vision sciences, clinical practice, and more, offering hands-on experience through industry projects integrated directly into the coursework. This approach not only enhances learning but also provides real-world exposure, guided by seasoned professionals.

Accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and recognized globally by the World Council of Optometry, this programme stands out in the Asia Pacific region. It fosters a diverse and international community, with students from over 90 countries. Graduates are well-prepared for a variety of roles in the optometry sector, equipped with the skills to thrive in an ever-evolving industry.

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Entry requirements

Open To Opticians Registered With The Malaysian Optical Council
Possess Any Of The Following:
Diploma In Opticianry
Fellow Of British Dispensing Optician (FBDO)
Bachelor’s Degree (Level 6 MQF) In Any Field Other Than Science
Diploma (Level 4 MQF) In Any Field Other Than Science
SPM With 3 Credits In Any Science Subjects
No Formal Academic Qualifications

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

Clinical Visual Optics
Binocular Vision & Visual Development
Biomedical Sciences I
Falsafah & Isu Semasa (International & Local)
Penghayatan Etika & Peradaban (Local)
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II (International)
Biomedical Sciences II
Community Optometry
Clinical Practice II
Optometric Sciences
Ocular Diagnostic Techniques
Binocular Vision Clinic
Bahasa Kebangsaan A
Effective Listening

Year 2

Ocular Disease
Contact Lenses
Advanced Ocular Care Clinic
Dissertation I
Integriti dan Anti Rasuah
Contact Lens Clinic
Primary Clinical Analysis
Low Vision & Further Optometric Care
Low Vision Clinic
Advanced Clinical Analysis
Professional Practice
Dissertation II
Sustainability Thinking

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.

Intakes & Orientation Dates

Orientation Dates