Doctor of Nursing
Offered by: Open University Malaysia (OUM)
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|Exam Body||Internal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia|
|Course Duration||4 Yrs|
|Part Time/Full Time||Part Time studies/Weekend classes|
|Faculty||Faculty of Nursing and Health Science|
|Conducted entirely in Malaysia||Yes|
|Level of Study||Doctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level|
|Field of Study||Medicine & Healthcare|
|Mode of Study||By Research|
The Doctor of Nursing is a 4 year coursework and dissertation based program offered via the distance and open learning mode. The program is for nurses to pursue their career pathway in clinical, education and research, while honing their critical and analytical thinking and decision making skills.
This terminal degree for nurses will prepare them for their future challenging roles in healthcare delivery. The program admits registered nurses who already have a Master of Nursing and they will be the future nurse leaders, academicians and researchers, contributing to the efforts of the nation's high income, knowledge based population.
In the clinical area they will be the resource person as well as the experts in their selected field.
The program is offered in 12 semesters (4 years) with a total of 54 credits and 8 structured courses. The assessment is both continuous evaluation and a final examination. The final course is dissertation where the students will be able to select an area of study relevant to their previous background and experience where they will be expected to apply the research and statistical knowledge learned.
Master of Nursing or equivalent; AND Registered with Malaysia Nursing Board or equivalent; AND Possess latest Annual Practice Certificate.
All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.