Nursing Degree Programme

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Nursing

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Campus: Jenjarom

Intakes: April, September

Duration: 4 years

STPM or its equivalent  Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.5
Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.5
Foundation programme Minimum CGPA of 3.0
  • Students must be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner recognized by the recruiting institution.
  • Students with the following medical conditions, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B or C, any mental health disorders, Epilepsy, and other chronic diseases cannot be admitted into the programme.
  • Students must not have any physical or impaired senses that hinder nursing dexterity.
Year 1
  • Anatomy and Physiology Part 1 and 2
  • Principles of Nursing Part 1 and 2
  • Communication in Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Study Skills
  • Microbiology, Parasitology, Environmental Health
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Part 1
  • Psychology and Sociology
  • Clinical Nursing Practice Part 1 and 2
  • MPU
Year 2
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Part 2 – Cardiovascular and Respiratory Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Part 3 – Gastro-intestinal Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Part 4 – Endocrine, Neurological and Genitor-Urinary Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Part 5 – Musculo-skeletal, Haematopoietic and Oncology Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing Part 6 – ENT, Eye, Skin, Burns and Communicable Diseases
  • Clinical Nursing Practice 3, 4, 5 and 6
  • MPU
Year 3
  • Obstetrical and Gynaecological Nursing
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Community Nursing
  • Research Methodology and Statistics
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Mental Health Nursing and Geriatric Nursing
  • Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care Nursing
  • Clinical Nursing Practice Part 7, 8, 9 and 10
  • MPU
Year 4
  • Research Project
  • Entrepreneurship, policy and politics
  • Management, Leadership and Medico-Legal Aspects
  • Professional Issues
  • Elective Subject
  • Clinical Nursing Practice 11, 12 and 13
  • MPU

BSc (Hons.) in Nursing Practice Development

This programme is an assignment-based international nursing degree from the UK, in collaboration with The University of Northumbria.

BSc (Hons.) in Nursing Studies 4+0 (University of Teesside, UK)

BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Nursing

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Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: TBC

Duration: 2 years

  • Registered nurse with the Nursing Board of Malaysia
  • Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent
  • Possess current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Entrants must have satisfactorily completed a 60 credit Level 2 Portfolio of Evidence to meet the criteria for study at Level 3
  • Students with evidence of alternative post-qualifying academic study equivalent to 60 credits at Level 2 will be considered for entry on an individual basis
  • 3 years working experience

*Note: All applications are individually assessed.

Year 1
  • Developing an initial portfolio for practice
    – Orientation: 2 weeks
    – Study: 16 weeks
    – Leave: 8 weeks
Year 2
  • Challenging Professional Boundaries
  • Health Management in Practice
  • Teaching & Assessing for Professional Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Health Promotion
  • The Project

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)

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Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January, July

Duration: 4 years

STPM (Science stream) CGPA 2.5
STPM (Arts stream) CGPA 2.5 (SPM credit in Maths, Science and Bahasa Melayu)
UEC (Science stream) Pass with B6 in 5 subjects
‘A’ Levels (Science stream) Pass with 2 principals from science subjects
Other qualifications (Science based) deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA Minimum average of 60% (Inclusive of 2 Science subjects and Maths)
WAEC Senior School Certificate / NECO Minimum 5Bs (or ≤15 average aggregate with 5 credits) inclusive B in Math and G.Science/Biology/Chemistry
SAM / CPU (Science stream) Minimum average of 60% (Inclusive of 2 Science subjects and Maths)
Australia Year 12 Overall score of ATAR 60%  (Inclusive Science & Maths)
Matriculation (Science based) Minimum CGPA of 2.5. Subjects to HoD approval
International Baccalaureate (Science based) Minimum 26/42 from 6 subjects (Inclusive Science & Maths)
UCSI Foundation in Science Minimum CGPA of 3.0
General Science Degree Minimum CGPA of 2.5
Other Academic qualification Case by case basis. Subject to school discretion.
Registered Nurse (Diploma in Nursing) Registered with the Nursing Board. Preferably holds a current annual practicing certificate. Proof of working experience for countries without Nursing Board. 3 years nursing experience. 30 % credit exemption (study 5 semesters)
Year 1
  • Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Biochemistry and Physics
  • Nursing Fundamentals
  • Professional Nursing
  • Microbiology
  • Communication
  • University Life
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Primary Health Care
  • Health Assessment
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Law and Ethics
Year 2
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Nursing Therapeutics
  • Nursing Care of Mother and Child
  • Nursing Care of Individuals with Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disorders
  • Nursing Care of Individuals with Haematological and Immunological Disorders
  • Nursing Care of Individuals with Musculoskeletal and Endocrine Disorders
  • Nursing Care of Individuals with CNS and Special Senses Disorders
  • Nursing Care of Individuals with Renal, Urological and Gastro-Intestinal Disorders
  • Nursing Care of Individuals with Dermatological and Oncological Disorders
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Experintial Tourism/ Malaysian Ethnic Food
  • Extra-curriculum Learning Experience 1
Year 3
  • Family / Community Health
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Extra-curriculum Learning Experience 2
  • Nursing Models and Theories
  • Nursing Research
  • Professional Nursing Issues
  • Management in Nursing
  • Statistics
  • Extra-curriculum Learning Experience 3
Year 4
  • Evidence-Based Nursing
  • Clinical Nursing Specialty
  • Disorders of Body Systems
  • Nursing Project 1
  • Nursing Project 2
  • Research Project
  • Internship