Course Details

Bachelor of Optometry (Hons)

Management and Science University (MSU)




  • Description

    Optometry is a specialised branch in healthcare which trains you to detect, diagnose and manage ocular diseases. As a student of optometry, you will learn how to examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases and disorders of the visual system and its associated structures. Throughout the programme, you will be immersed in laboratory and clinical sessions together with collaborative, highly focused assessments and projects. This will enhance your analytical, teamwork and interpersonal skills. Opt to study abroad for a semester or more through MSU Global Mobility Programme to experience various learning environments at MSU’s international partner universities. Industrial training towards the end of the programme ensures working exposure to help you relate to your future career. The MSU Bachelor in Optometry programme is approved by the Malaysia Optical Council (MOC). You need to be registered with MOC to be a certified practitioner in Malaysia

    Field of Study

    Medicine & Healthcare

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees

    RM 155,440 (USD 37,305.6)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    February, July, September 

Entry Requirements


    You need THREE (3) Credits including TWO (2) from among Biology, Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry at SPM level and at least a Pass in English Language AND 2.50 CGPA at STPM level in the Science Stream

  • A-Level

    2.50 CGPA at A-level including THREE (3) Science or Mathematic subjects

  • Certificate/Foundation

    MSU Foundation Certificate with 2.50 CGPA and a Pass in THREE (3) Science or Mathematic subjects

  • Other

    Any other equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate

  • English Requirements

    Refer to the university

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Introduction to Optics

    General Pathology and Disease Process

    Physical and Geometrical Optics

    Eye Anatomy and Physiology

  • Year 2

    Ophtalmic Optics

    Visual Optics

    Clinical Interview and Health History Taking

    General Pharmacology

  • Year 3

    Ocular Pharmacology

    Investigative Techniques in Opthalmic Diagnosis

    Low Vision and Geriatric Optometry

  • Year 4

    Public Health and Community Optometry

    Clinical Problem Solving in Optometry

    Industrial Training

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 155,440 (USD 37,305.6)

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