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Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
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Exam BodyUTAR, Malaysia
Course Duration4 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)91,550/Course
CampusSungai Long Campus
FacultyFaculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Study Abroad Pathway


Course Description

Quality Nurses are in great demand all over the world. With the rapid and technological advancement, there is also an increased demand for caring, highly knowledgeable and clinically competent nurses. There are ample opportunities for promotion, continuing education and self development.

UTAR's Bachelor of Nursing Programme is approved by the Malaysian Nursing Board and is nationally accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. This programme aims to equip students with a strong foundation in the principles, theories and practices of modern nursing. 

This programme provides tertiary education that creates graduates who are strongly knowledge-based with the ability to think critically, perform competently in relevant skills, adapt and innovate to challenges and opportunities in the nursing profession. Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are eligible to sit for the Malaysian Nursing Board Examination to be licensed for practice as a Registered Nurse.



  • Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Anatomy & Physiology II
  • Clinical Posting: Cardiology, Haematology and Endocrinology
  • Clinical Posting: Community Health
  • Clinical Posting: Gastroenterology and Uronephrology
  • Clinical Posting: General Medicine I
  • Clinical Posting: General Medicine II
  • Clinical Posting: General Medicine III
  • Clinical Posting: General Surgery I
  • Clinical Posting: General Surgery II
  • Clinical Posting: General Surgery III
  • Clinical Posting: General Surgery, Dermatology and Orthopaedics
  • Clinical Posting: Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Paediatrics
  • Clinical Posting: Oncology and Gerontology
  • Clinical Posting: Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology
  • Clinical Posting: Psychiatry, Neurology, Emergency and Intraoperative
  • Clinical Posting: Ward Management
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Community Project
  • English for Health Sciences
  • General Pathology
  • Health Promotion & Public Relations
  • Integrated Nursing Sciences I
  • Integrated Nursing Sciences II
  • Integrated Nursing Sciences III
  • Integrated Nursing Sciences IV
  • Integrated Nursing Sciences V
  • Integrated Nursing Sciences VI
  • Introduction to Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Introduction to Pharmacology in Nursing
  • Introduction to Psychology & Sociology
  • Legal, Moral, Ethical & Professional Issues in Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • MPU1*
  • MPU1**
  • National Language/ Other Languages
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing Management and Leadership
  • Nursing Skills & Practice I
  • Nursing Skills & Practice II
  • Nursing Skills & Practice III
  • Nursing Skills & Practice IV
  • Nursing Skills & Practice V
  • Obstetrics & Paediatric Nursing
  • Paraclinical Elective
  • Principles of Clinical Management & Therapeutic Intervention
  • Principles & Practice in Nursing
  • Project
  • Research Appreciation, Process & Methodology
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies

MPU1* - Choose 1 Course

  • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

MPU1** - Choose 1 Course

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

National Language/Other Languages - Choose 1 Course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communicative Tamil for Health Sciences
  • Introduction to Chinese Language I
Entry Requirements

STPM 2C/ A-Level 3D / UEC 5B

Intake Months

May, Oct

Career Prospects
  • Registered Nurse (RN) 
  • Administrator 
  • Industrial Nurse 
  • Product Specialist 
  • NGO Charity Organisation 

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

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