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Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Public Health

Offered by: MAHSA University
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Course Duration3 years
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Fees (International Student)Refer to University
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Bioscience and Nursing
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Public Health is a highly-skilled programme for students who have obtained their Diploma or Degree in Nursing or equivalent qualifications, and possess Advanced Diploma in Midwifery. A Public Health Nurse is a registered Nurse, Registered Midwife, as well Registered Public Health Nurse, recognized by Nursing and Midwifery Boards Malaysia. This work-based programme provides training and specific clinical exposures in highly specialised disciplines of obstetrics and gynecology, the expanded scope of Family Health and Primary Healthcare, ie Maternal & Child Health, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, and Research and Innovation. Upon completion of the programme students will be registered in the supplementary clause of the Registration for Nurses (Nurses Act 1950) as a Public Health Nurse, endorsed by the Nursing Board Malaysia.

  • YEAR
  • 1
    • Anatomy and Physiology of Reproductive System
    • Nutrition | Family Health Pregnancy at risk
    • Abnormal Puerperium & Family at risk
    • Care of new born Child birth at risk
    • Clinical Practice 1
    • Clinical Practice 2 Tamadun Islam Dan Tamadun Asia (Malaysian)
    • Malaysian Studies 3 (International) Entreprenuership
    • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian)
    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International)
  • 2
    • Public Health Nursing
    • Family Health 2
    • Epidemiology
    • Research Methodology and Statistics Health Promotion
    • Environmental Health & Occupational Health
    • Primary Health Care Family Health 3
    • Youth Development
    • Clinical Practice 3
    • Clinical Practice 4
    • Community work
  • 3
    • Counselling
    • Population with Special Needs
    • Research Project
    • Clinical Practice 5 Health Information Management System
    • Leadership & Management in Public Health Nursing Clinical Practice 6
    • Clinical Practice 7
Entry Requirements



    • Possess Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent
    • Minimum three (3) months working experience in public health
    • Possess a Post Basic in Midwifery
    • Registered with Nursing Board Malaysia
    • Possess a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)


  • Possess Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent
  • Possess a Post Basic in Public Health Nursing
  • Registered with Nursing Board Malaysia
  • Possess a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)


International Qualification


  • Possess Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent
  • Registered with Nursing Council or Board of country of origin
  • Possess a Post Basic in Public Health Nursing or Midwifery subject to approval of the Selection Committee of the University
  • Possess a current Temporary Practicing Certificate (TPC) from Nursing Board Malaysia before clinical placement.

English Proficiency

  • IELTS: 5.5
  • TOEFL: 550 or English language as the medium of institution
Intake Months


Career Prospects
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Clinical Instructor in a higher education institution
  • Health Visitor/School Nurse/Nursery Nurses/Nursing Homes
  • Public Health Educator/Health Promoter
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Self-employed

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

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