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Diploma in Nursing

Offered by: Nilai University
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration3 years (6 semesters)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)45675/Course
FacultySchool of Applied Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Study Abroad PathwayYes
Course Description
Enter into a noble profession whose sole function is to heal other human beings and to lessen their pain and suffering. This internationally-recognised diploma is approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and the Malaysian Nursing Board (under the Ministry of Health). It will equip you with the skills and knowledge in the areas of health, behavioural and nursing sciences to provide you with a solid foundation for a rewarding career as a healthcare provider.
You will also be exposed to hands-on training at both public and private healthcare institutions. You may choose to pursue a nursing degree with one of our reputable partners in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Nursing Science Theory
  • Holistic Nursing
  • Medical Surgical Nursing I
  • Medical Surgical Nursing II
  • Medical Surgical Nursing III
  • Medical Surgical Nursing IV
  • Medical Surgical Nursing V
  • Medical Surgical Nursing VI
  • Medical Surgical Nursing VII
  • Medical Surgical Nursing VIII
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Mental Health
Health Science
  • Health Science I - Anatomy and Physiology I; Microbiology; Parasitology
  • Health Science II - Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Health Science III - Pharmacology and Nutrition
Behavioural Science
  • Behavioural Science I - Sociology, MedicoLegal Aspects in Nursing and Professional Development
  • Behavioural Science II - Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Communication; Interpersonal and Public Relation
  • Behavioural Science III - Management; Research and Statistics
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 OR Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Graduate Preparatory Course
  • Food and Culture OR Environment and Development in Malaysia
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Clinical Practice I
  • Clinical Practice II
  • Clinical Practice IIII
  • Clinical Practice IV
  • Preceptorship / Internship
(only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A

* Pengajian Malaysia 2 is for local students while Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 is for international students.

Entry Requirements
  • SPM / O-Level or equivalent: 5Cs including in:
    • Bahasa Melayu (SPM only)
    • Mathematics (Elementary/Additional/Modern)
    • Any of the following science subjects: Science / Biology / Chemistry / Physics / Applied Science and Credit in two(2) other subjects and
    • Pass English
  • UEC: 3Bs Mandatory credit in:
    • Bahasa Melayu
    • Mathematics or Advance Mathematics
    • Any of the following science subjects: Science / Biology / Chemistry / Physics
    • Pass in English

English Requirement (for international students*)

  • IELTS: 5.5 OR
  • TOEFL: 515 (PBT)/80 (iBT)

*International students with qualifications from educational systems where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

International students who do not fulfil the English Language Requirement may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the TOEFL / IELTS examination.

Intake MonthsApr & Jul

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

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