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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nursing

Offered by: MAHSA University
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Course Duration4 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
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CampusPetaling Jaya Campus
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences, Nursing, and Education
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Mode of StudyMixed
Course Description

MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing is a practical degree programme designed for individuals who are committed to the advancement of the health of individuals, families, communities, and society as a whole.

Students will study a range of subjects from sciences to humanities, including anatomy, biology, chemistry, microbiology, nutrition, pathology, immunology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, paediatric nursing, maternity nursing, mental health nursing, healthy aging, and psychology. They will also be given practical lessons ranging from simulation exercises to the use of clinical and medical equipment.

At the end of the programme, graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to deliver expert health care to individuals of all ages in a variety of settings and scenarios, and thus be invaluable assets to the medical industry both nationally and abroad.

  • SEM 1
    • Anatomy And Physiology 1 (NBNH 1114)
    • Principles Of Nursing 1 (NBNN 1123)
    • Communication (NBNH 1132)
    • Nutrition And Metabolism (NBNB 1143)
    • Study Skills (BNSS 1153)
    • Nursing Practice 1 (NBNP 1164)
    • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia For Local Students (MPU 3123)
    • Malaysian Studies For International Students (MPU 3173)
  • SEM 2
    • Anatomy And Physiology 2 (NBNH 1214)
    • Principles Of Nursing 2 (NBNN 1223)
    • Microbiology And Parasitology (NBNH 1233)
    • Medical – Surgical Nursing 1 (NBNN 1243)
    • Pharmacology (NBNH 2313)
    • Nursing Practice 2 (NBNP 1263)
    • Hubungan Etnik For Local Students (MPU 3113)
    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi For International Students (MPU 3143)
  • SEM 3
    • Phychology And Sociology (NBNB 1253)
    • Medical – Surgical Nursing Cardiac And Respiratory (NBNN 2323)
    • Medical-Surgical Nursing Gastro-Intestinal (NBNN 2333)
    • Comparative Religion (MPU 3322)
    • Nursing Practice 3 (NBNP 2353)
    • Nursing Practice 4 (NBNP 2363)
  • SEM 4
    • Medical – Surgical Nursing 4 Endocrine, Neurological, Genito-Urinary (NBNN 2414)
    • Medical-Surginal Nursing 5 Musculo- Skeletal, Hematopoietic, Oncology (NBNN 2424)
    • Medical-Surginal Nursing 6 Eye, Ent, Skin, Burns, Aesthetics And Infectious Diseases (NBNN 2434)
    • Nursing Practice 5 And 6 (NBNP 2444)
  • SEM 5
    • Obstetrics And Gynaecology Nursing (NBNN 3513)
    • Paediatric Nursing (NBNN 3522)
    • Community Nursing (NBNN 3532)
    • Nursing Practice 7 (NBNP 3543)
    • Nursing Practice 8 (NBNP 3554)
  • SEM 6
    • Community Work (MPU 3423)
    • Research, Methodology And Statistics (NBNB 3614)
    • Evidence Based Practice (NBNB 3623)
    • Mental Health Nursing And Geriatrics (NBNN 3633)
    • Trauma And Emergency, Critical Care And Peri-Operative Nursing (NBNN 3644)
    • Nursing Practice 9 (NBNP 3653)
  • SEM 7
    • Research Project (NBNB 4714)
    • Policy And Politics In Healthcare (NBNB 4723)
    • Management, Leadership, Medico-Legal And Nursing Professional Issues (NBNN 4734)
    • Nursing Practice 10 (NBNP 4744)
  • SEM 8
    • Entrepreneurship (MPU 3333)
    • Theory Presentation As Appropriate For Elective Nursing Practice 1 And 2 (NBNN 4812)
    • Elective Nursing Practice 1 (NBNP 4823)
Entry Requirements

Pass STPM / equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.50

Pass A Level minimum grade C in 3 subjects

Pass Foundation in Science/Matriculation with minimum CGPA 2.50

Pass Diploma in Science with minimum CGPA 2.50 (credit transfer not allowed)

SPM/O Level/equivalent:

5 Credits in Bahasa Malayu (Local Candidates) & Mathematic (Elementary/Modern/Additional) & Science (General Sc/Biology/Chemistry & pass in Biology/Physics & pass in Biology & 2 other subjects (Local Candidates) / 3 other subjects (International Candidates) & pass in English (Local Candidates);

Local Candidates:

Pass MUET with minimum Band 3 / Pass IELTS with minimum 5.5 / TOEFL with minimum 515/215/80


International Candidates:

Pass IELTS with minimum 5.5 / TOEFL with minimum 515/215/80
Able to converse in Bahasa Melayu;

Health requirements:

All candidates must be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner within one month from commencement of the nursing programme

Students must not have any physical disabilities or impaired senses that hinders nursing dexterity

Students with medical conditions such as HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, epilepsy, mental health disorders and color blindness cannot be admitted into the programme.

Pregnancy is not allowed throughout the course

Intake Months


Career Prospects
  • State Registered Nurse recognized by the Nursing Board Malaysia and Ministry of Health Malaysia
  • Nurse Manager supervising a team of nurses
  • Lecturer in a higher education institution
  • Self-employed and independent nurse providing nursing services
  • Health service manager
  • Higher education lecturer
  • Social worker

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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