Faculty of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Optometry with Honours

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Optometry is a field that involves the examination and management of vision problems and eye diseases to restore visual function and maintain healthy eye. Faculty of Health Science, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia offers an accredited and professional degree in Optometry. The first two and half years focus on basic courses in health and vision sciences, diseases, visual optics and procedures in clinical optometry. The students’ learning will shift from theory to clinical application in the remaining one and half years. Clinical postings include primary care clinic, contact lens clinic and specialty clinic such as binocular vision, paediatric vision and low vision. Students will do clinical posting rotations at the faculty’s optometry clinic, government and private hospitals. They will also have the opportunity to do industrial training locally or abroad. This course prepares students to work in diverse optometry settings such as hospital, private practice, optical industry and contact lens industry.

Programme Requirement
Bachelor Programme for 2020-2021 Academic Session (Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM), Matriculation, Asasi, Diploma / Equivalent

Memiliki Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) dengan mendapat kepujian dalam mata pelajaran Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia atau kepujian Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia Kertas Julai dan lulus dalam mata pelajaran Sejarah.

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 1 (Band 1) dalam Malaysian University English Test (MUET);

dan

Bagi Calon Lepasan STPM;

Lulus Peperiksaan Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 2.00 dan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya:

  • Gred C (NGMP 2.00) mata pelajaran Pengajian Am;

dan

  • Gred C (NGMP 2.00) dalam dua (2) mata pelajaran lain.

atau

Bagi Calon Lepasan Matrikulasi;

Lulus Matrikulasi KPM/Asasi Sains UM/ Asasi Sains UiTM / Asasi TESL UiTM / Asasi Kejuruteraan UiTM/ Asasi Undang-Undang KPT dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 2.00;

atau

Bagi Calon Lepasan Diploma/Setaraf;

Memiliki kelulusan Diploma atau kelulusan lain yang diiktiraf setaraf dengannya oleh Kerajaan Malaysia dan diluluskan oleh Senat Universiti;

atau

 Lulus Peperiksaan Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) tahun 2018 atau sebelumnya dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 2.00 dan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya:

  • Gred C (NGMP 00) mata pelajaran Pengajian Am;

dan

  • Gred C (NGMP 00) dalam dua (2) mata pelajaran lain;

atau

Lulus peperiksaan Matrikulasi tahun 2018 atau sebelumnya dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 2.00;

atau

Lulus peperiksaan Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) tahun 2018 atau sebelumnya dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Pangkat Jayyid.

STPM

MATRIKULASI

DIPLOMA/SETARAF

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B- (NGMP 2.67) pada peringkat STPM / Matrikulasi KPM/ Asasi dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics / Mathematics M / Mathematics T

atau

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics / Mathematics M / Mathematics T; dan
  • Lulus dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B/Gred 4B pada peringkat SPM dalam mata pelajaran berikut:
    • Physics

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 3 (Band 3) dalam Malaysian University English Test (MUET);

dan

Lulus ujian dan/atau temu duga yang ditetapkan oleh Fakulti.

Memiliki Diploma Sains / Sains Kesihatan / Diploma yang setara dari Institusi Pendidikan yang diiktiraf oleh Universiti dan Kerajaan Malaysia atau Kolej Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) dan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 3.50;

dan

Calon dikehendaki mengemukakan transkrip akademik dari Semester satu (1) hingga Semester akhir;

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 3 (Band 3) dalam Malaysian University English Test (MUET);

dan

Lulus ujian dan/atau temu duga yang ditetapkan oleh Fakulti.

atau

Calon Lepasan STPM / Matrikulasi KPM / Asasi (BUKAN TAHUN SEMASA) / A-Level

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B- (NGMP 2.67) pada peringkat STPM / Matrikulasi KPM / Asasi / A-Level dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics / Mathematics M / Mathematics T

atau

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics / Mathematics M / Mathematics T; dan
  • Lulus dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B/Gred 4B pada peringkat SPM dalam mata pelajaran berikut:
    • Physics

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 3 (Band 3) dalam Malaysian University English Test (MUET);

dan

Lulus ujian dan/atau temu duga yang ditetapkan oleh Fakulti.

Bachelor Programme for 2020-2021 Academic Session (Sijil Tinggi Agama (STAM), APEL (A)

SYARAT AM UNIVERSITI STAM

Memiliki Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) dengan mendapat kepujian dalam mata pelajaran Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia atau kepujian Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia Kertas Julai dan lulus dalam mata pelajaran Sejarah;

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Pangkat Jayyid dalam Peperiksaan Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM).

SYARAT AM UNIVERSITI APEL (A)

Lulus Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) dengan mendapat kepujian dalam mata pelajaran Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia atau kepujian Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia Kertas Julai dan lulus dalam mata pelajaran Sejarah;

dan

Sijil perakuan APEL MQA dengan mendapat Tahap 6 MQF;

dan

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Tahap 2 (Band 2) dalam Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

SYARAT KHAS PROGRAM

STAM

APEL (A)

TIDAK DITAWARKAN KEPADA CALON STAM

TIDAK DITAWARKAN KEPADA CALON SALURAN APEL (A)
I Want To Apply

A person who wishes to apply for admission to the Doctorate programme shall possess the following qualification:

1. Masters Degree from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree or having other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or

3. A candidate who is currently attending a full time a Master programme under paragraph 6(1) (a) in the University and is certified by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee/Centre for Graduate Management to convert his/her status to a Doctorate programme with the approval of Dean of the Faculty/Director of the Institute; or

4. Bachelor’s Degree with excellent results from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

5. Other qualifications recognised by the Senate obtained through Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); and

6. Fulfills other requirements prescribed by the programme (where applicable).

A person who wishes to apply for admission to the Doctorate programme shall possess the following qualification:

1. Masters Degree from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

2. Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s Degree or having other qualifications with experience recognised by the Senate; or

3. A candidate who is currently attending a full time a Master programme under paragraph 6(1) (a) in the University and is certified by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee/Centre for Graduate Management to convert his/her status to a Doctorate programme with the approval of Dean of the Faculty/Director of the Institute; or

4. Bachelor’s Degree with excellent results from the University or any higher learning institution recognised by the Senate; or

5. Other qualifications recognised by the Senate obtained through Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); and

6. Fulfills other requirements prescribed by the programme (where applicable).

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

1. An international candidate is required to fulfill the English Language proficiency requirements as follows:

a) Obtained TOEFL (550), IELTS(6) or MUET (4) results which fulfil the score or minimum band requirements prescribed by the programme; or

b) For certain programmes, a candidate is required to sit for an English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to achieve the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM) in a maximum period of two (2) semesters before he is allowed to register for the study programme. The candidate shall register as a Non Graduating Student.

2. The Faculty/Institute may grant exemption to the requirements specified in subregulation (1) for the international candidate who:

a) will be writing his/her thesis/dissertation in the Malay/ Arabic languages;

b) has the academic qualifications obtained from any local universities recognised by the Senate; or

c) is originally from a country where English is the official language or he/she has the academic qualifications obtained from any higher learning institution which uses English as the medium of instruction.

The candidate may be exempted from the requirements stated in subregulation (2), but the candidate shall sit for the English Proficiency Test (EPT) and if he/she fails to obtain the level specified by the programme, the candidate is required to attend and pass the English Proficiency Module (EPM).

How Much It Will Cost Me?

DURATION OF STUDY (SEMESTER)

REGISTRATION

SERVICE & ACTIVITY

TUTION FEES

1st SEMESTER

SUBSEQUENT SEMESTERS

TOTAL FEES

8

1,200

590

600

2,390

1,190

10,720

Please contact Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center at:

Shaping Advanced & Professional Education Center (UKMSHAPE)
Level 2, Bangunan Wawasan
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 Bangi Selangor
Malaysia

Tel: +603-8921 5331/ 5642/ 5329/ 5898/ 3995/ 4661/ 5642/ 5791
Fax: +603-8925 1391
Email: marketingpkp@ukm.edu.my
Website: www.ukm.my/ukmshape

What You Will Learn

Semester I

NNPD1013 Fisiologi Manusia
NNPD1032 Anatomi Manusia
NNNV1053 Optik Untuk Optometri
NNNV1033 Biokimia Perubatan
LMCR1052 Pembangunan Diri I
LMCR***1 Kursus Citra Luar Fakulti

Semester II

NNPD1022 Sains Tingkahlaku
NNNV1242 Mikrobiologi & Immunologi
NNNV1243 Optik Penglihatan
NNNV1263 Anatomi & Fisiologi Okular
NNNX2**2 Elektif Bebas
LMCE1062 / Academic Interactions (MUET Band 3) /
LMCE1072 / Academic Literacy (MUET Band 4) /
LMCE1082 Page To Stage (MUET Band 5 & 6)
LMCR1062 Pembangunan Diri II
LMCW1022 Asas Keusahawanan dan Inovasi

Semester I

NNNV2292 Patologi Asas
NNNV2412 Kanta Oftalmik I
NNNV2433 Kaedah Klinik Primer I
NNNV2452 Kaedah Klinik Primer II
NNNV2672 Optik Instrumentasi
LMCW2163 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia

Semester II

NNNV2422 Kanta Oftalmik II
NNNV2463 Persepsi Penglihatan
NNNV2483 Farmakologi Am
NNNV2623 Kaedah Klinik Primer III
NNNV2642 KAEDAH KLINIK PRIMER IV
NNNV2662 PENGLIHATAN BINOKULAR
NNCC2022 KEMAHIRAN PROFESIONAL DAN INTERPERSONAL
LMCE2082 / Pro Talk English (MUET Band 3) /
LMCE2092 / Speak To Persuade (MUET Band 4) /
LMCE2103 Advanced Communication Project (MUET Band 5 & 6)
LMCW2022 Pengurusan & Analitik Data
LMCW2173 Hubungan Etnik

Semester I

NNPD3013 Biostatistik
NNNV3232 Farmakologi Okular
NNNV3252 Gangguan Binokular
NNNV3432 Penyakit Okular
NNNV3452 Kaedah Klinik Primer V
NNNV3472 Kaedah Klinik Primer VI
NNNV3612 Kanta Sentuh I
NNNV3812 Dispensing Oftalmik
LMCE3061 / Corporate Storytelling (MUET Band 3) /
LMCE3071 Professional Communication (MUET Band 4)

Semester II

NNPD3223 Kaedah Penyelidikan
NNNV3282 Klinik Khas I
NNNV3412 Latihan Amali Optometri
NNNV3283 Klinik Optometri Primer I
NNNV3622 Kanta Sentuh II
NNNV3822 Penglihatan Terhad
NNNV3842 Optometri Sekitaran
NNNV3863 Optometri Pediatrik & Strabismus

Semester I

NNNV4014 Klinik Optometri Primer II
NNNV4032 Diagnosis & Rawatan Refraktif
NNNV4052 Pengurusan Praktis Optometri
NNNV4053 Projek Penyelidikan I
NNNV4213 Klinik Kanta Sentuh I
NNNV4233 Klinik Khas II

Semester II

NNNV4024 Klinik Optometri Primer III
NNNV4063 Projek Penyelidikan II
NNNV4223 Klinik Kanta Sentuh II
NNNV4262 Diagnosis Differensial Optometri
NNNV4463 Klinik Khas III
CMIE2013 Usahaniaga Asas I

Life at Faculty

Faculty of Health Science is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur city and there are various educational, cultural and recreational facilities nearby that can be utilised. Students have the opportunity to interact with others on campus and engage in various social activities, sports and community services. Various facilities including the library, cafeterias and student lounges are available for the students to study, to have discussion sessions with their peers or to have a break in between lectures. Student accommodation is located near Taman Tasik Tititwangsa an urban recreational park spreading across an area of 95 hectares with 57 hectares of lake. Students will able relax or exercise at the park if they require a change of scenery. The program also has a tight-knit relationship with the alumni and industrial stakeholders to help mould the students to become a professional in their career pathway. Students also have the opportunity to interact with the industry players in optometry through events and seminars organised by students’ optometry club or members of Optometry program.

Faculty Information

Campus: Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kuala Lumpur
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Optometry with Honours
Length: 4 Years 

Contact:
Faculty of Health Sciences
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz,
50300, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Tel: +603-9289 7038/7602
Fax: +603-2691 4304
Email: muhamadizham@ukm.edu.my
Web: www.ukm.my/fsk

Contact Us

Centre for Academic Management
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 Bangi Selangor
Malaysia

Tel: +603-8911 8173 / 8027 / 8456
Fax: +603-8911 8471
Email: akad@ukm.edu.my
Website: www.ukm.my/akademik

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