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Diploma in Nursing

The Diploma in Nursing Programme was first offered in 2007/2008 in response to the rapid development in medical technology, the increase in the number of government and private hospitals where there demand for nurses had become critical. This shortage of nurses, no doubt, could affect the quality of health services.

The duration of study is six semesters (3 years). The conceptual framework of this programme should follow the needs of Nursing Board Malaysia and Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA).


Programme Information


Programme Outline

Year 1
  • Clinical Practice I
  • English for Nurses I
  • Behavioural Science I
  • Nursing Science I
  • Nursing Skill I
  • Basic Medical Science I
  • Clinical Practice II
  • English for Nurses II
  • Behavioural Science II
  • Nursing Science II
  • Nursing Skill II
  • Basic Medical Science II
Year 2
  • Clinical Practice III
  • English for Nurses III
  • Pengaqjian Malaysia II (MPU 1)
  • Elementary Health Statistics
  • Nursing Science III
  • Nursing Skill III
  • Basic Medical Science III
  • Clinical Practice IV
  • Pembangunan Diri II (MPU 2)
  • Behavioural Science III
  • Community Nursing I
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Nursing Science IV
  • Nursing Skill IV
Year 3
  • Clinical Practice V
  • Pentadbiran Awam di Malaysia (MPU 3)
  • Health System Research
  • Community Nursing II
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Nursing Science V
  • Nursing Skills V
  • Clinical Practice VI
  • Pencinta Alam (MPU 4)
  • Emergency & Disaster Nursing
  • Nursing Management
  • Nursing Skills VI

Entry Requirements

  • Entry with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

  • Passed SPM / SPMV with 5 credits inclusive of:
    • Bahasa Melayu
    • Mathematics OR Additional Mathematics
    • Any other 2 subjects
    Credit any other one (1) subject below:
    • Credit Science
    • Credit Biology
    • Credit Chemistry AND a pass in Biology
    • Credit Physics AND a pass in Biology
  • Obtained a pass in English
  • Pass Medical Examination

Career Pathway

    • Staff Nurse U29 (Male & Female)
    • After years of experience : Sister / Matron
    • Staff Nurse U41, U44, U48, U52, U54 (KKM)
    • Staff Nurse, Sister, Matron
    • Director / Dean of Nursing Faculty
    • Tutor / Lecturer
    • Clinical Instructor