Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing


Course Title: Ophthalmic Dispensing, Diploma
Course Code: DOD




What the course will give you
The profession of ophthalmic dispensing entails matching optical prescriptions with the most appropriate spectacle frames and lenses, taking into account the patient’s line of work and lifestyle besides visual and cosmetic needs. Your subjects of study on the Management and Science University (MSU) diploma programme in ophthalmic dispensing include ophthalmic instrumentation, ophthalmic lens, optical technology, ocular physiology, ocular anatomy, and physiological optics. The course subjects are delivered by the Department of Optometry & Visual Sciences (DOVS) at the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (FHLS). A period of internship prepares you for industry placement, and related modules equip you for entrepreneurship.

How long it will take you
3 years

Where the qualification may lead you to
You may work as a dispensing optician at an established outlet or open your own.

Who may enrol
You need to pass SPM with a Credit in any three (3) subjects and a Pass in two (2) Science subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology). Other acceptable qualifications include a Certificate (MQF Level 3) in Optical Technology or Science or equivalent, a Fellowship Diploma of the British Dispensing Optician (FBDO), or other qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government.

KPT Reference
KPT/JPS (N/340/4/0711) 03/22


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