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Master of Nursing

Offered by: Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration1 Yr 8 Mths
Part Time/Full TimePart-Time, Distance Learning ODL
FacultyCluster Applied Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Mode of StudyCoursework & Master Project
Course Description

The School of Nursing aims to diversify the nursing programmed so as to be competitive in nursing education. Nursing education has recently become increasingly prominent for aspiring candidate of higher learning & there is an urgent need to fill up the vacuum in the nursing profession with the higher academic qualification. 

Aims of the course

  • The course aims to assist learners to develop professionally, to respond effectively to the challenges of changes within health care and to consolidate their role as nursing leader.
  • The courses would produce graduates, which are able to function as professional nursing leader and will be equipped to respond to an increasing complex health care environment.
  • To create competent nursing leader in Malaysia so as to be more effective and efficient.
  • To contribute to the nursing profession by upgrading their nursing leadership and professional skills.


Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Nursing Models and Development 3
Research Methodology 3
Trends and Issues in Nursing 3
Hospital Administration 4
Clinical Decision Making 3
Healthcare Management 3
Reflection in Nursing 3
Transcultural in Nursing 3
Nursing Research Proposal 3
Statistical Analysis 3
Advanced Nursing Leadership and Management 3
Research Project Paper 6
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as approved by Senate, AND
Registered with Nursing Board; AND
Possess latest Annual Practice Certificate, AND
Possess minimum 3 years working experience.

For foreign applicants

Possess Temporary Annual Practice Certificate (TPM) for clinical programme; AND
Passed International English Language Testing Services (IELTS) with minimum 6.5 OR Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with minimun 600.

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

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