About the Course

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.

Entry Requirements
You need minimum FIVE (5) C including THREE (3) from among Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics at SPM/O-levels and at least a credit in English AND 2.50 CGPA at STPM level in the Science Stream; OR minimum THREE (3) D at A-level including any THREE (3) from among Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics; OR foundation in science with 2.50 CGPA including any THREE (3) from among Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics; OR Diploma in a science based with 2.75 CGPA.

 (R3/0915/6/0005) (07/30) (MQA/A8261)


RM95,000 - RM100,00

*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees



The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students



Among the Courses Offered
Year One
  • Introduction to Optics
  • General Pathology and Disease Process
  • Physical and Geometrical Optics
  • Eye Anatomy and Physiology
Year Two
  • Ophtalmic Optics
  • Visual Optics
  • Clinical Interview and Health History Taking
  • General Pharmacology
Year Three
  • Ocular Pharmacology
  • Investigative Techniques in Opthalmic Diagnosis
  • Low Vision and Geriatric Optometry
Year Four
  • Public Health and Community Optometry
  • Clinical Problem Solving in Optometry
  • Industrial Training
Career Prospects
  • Optometrist
  • Vision Therapist
  • Ophthalmic Product Specialist
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