School of Nursing




About this Course

This 3-year Diploma programme prepares you to be a highly qualified nurse, recognised in Malaysia as well as countries such as Singapore and Brunei.

What Will You Learn

  • Basic patient care
  • How to monitor patient vitals, check and apply bandages
  • How to work along with physicians, communicate with patients and their families
  • How to administer medication
  • Stay up-to-date with new tools and technology to provide the best care to patients. families and other healthcare professionals

Programme Introduction

This 3-year Diploma programme prepares you to be a highly qualified nurse, recognised in Malaysia as well as countries such as Singapore and Brunei. Graduates from this programme are officially registered with the Malaysian Nursing Board upon passing of their Malaysian Nursing Board examination at the end of their 3 years course. This allows for opportunities to gain employment in various health sectors including in the government hospitals and private medical centres.

This programme is the best option for those with deep interest and passion in the health care industry, particularly in client care. The learning process in this programme is very exciting as students will be exposed to continuous practical sessions in the skill labs. Students will also be sent for clinical attachment at the end of each semester in preparation to equip the students with the relevant knowledge, clinical skills and competency required in the nursing profession

Career Prospect

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Entrepreneur
  • Nurse Practitioner

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Course structure

Year 1
  • Behavioral Science I: Psychology & Sociology
  • Behavioral Science II: Communication, Counselling and Ethics
  • Clinical Placement I
  • Clinical Placement II
  • Communicative English
  • Computer Application
  • Fundamental of Nursing I
  • Fundamental of Nursing II
  • Health Science III: Biochemistry and Pharmacology
  • Health Science IV: Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology
  • Health Sciences I: Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Health Sciences II: Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Malaysian Studies 2
Year 2
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Nursing
  • Clinical Placement III
  • Clinical Placement IV
  • Clinical Placement V
  • Gastrointestinal Nursing
  • Hemopoietic and Oncology Nursing
  • Integumentary, Autoimmune and Communicable Disease Nursing
  • Musculoskeletal and Urogenital
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Paediatric Nursing
Year 3
  • Clinical Placement VI
  • Clinical Placement VII
  • Clinical Placement VIII
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Emergency and Critical Care Nursing
  • Management and Administration Nursing
  • Medicolegal Aspect, Personal and Professional Development
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Nervous System and Endocrine System
  • Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology Nursing
  • Research, Statistics and Epidemiology

Entry Requirement

  • Pass in SPM with 5 Credits
  • Mandatory Credit in :
    • Bahasa Melayu;
    • Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern);
  • Either ONE (1) of the Credits below:
    • Science
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Applied Science
  • TWO (2) other subjects
  • Pass in English
    • - OR -

      Any other equivalent qualifications