Degree in Nursing

A Bachelor of Nursing program prepares students to become registered nurses, teaching them to assess health conditions, communicate with patients and health professionals, assist physicians and perform various medical procedures. Career options may include advanced practice nurses, nurse researchers, nurse risk managers, quality improvement nurses, nurse informatics.

A basic Degree in Nursing (Pre-Registration) is open for students who have completed SPM (or equivalent) AND a Pre-University or a Foundation course.

A Nursing Degree (Post-Registration) is catered to students who have completed a Diploma in Nursing.

Entry Requirement

Degree in Nursing (Pre-Registration)

  • STPM: Minimum CGPA of 2.50; or
  • A-Level: Minimum 3Cs; or
  • Australian Matriculation: Minimum ATAR of 60.0; or
  • Canadian Pre-University: Minimum average of 60%; or
  • Foundation in Science: Minimum CGPA of 3.0

Degree in Nursing (Post-Registration)
  • Diploma in Nursing or equivalent
  • Registered with the Nursing Board Malaysia
  • Obtained the latest Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)
  • Have at least 3 years of relevant working experience

Typically, you will not be able to enroll into a nursing course if you have any of the following medical conditions:
  • Hepatitis B & C
  • Tuberculosis
  • HIV & AIDS
  • Health Disorders
  • Physical or impaired senses (e.g. colour blindness) that can hinder dexterity
  • Other chronic diseases

Diploma in Nursing

The typically 3-year Diploma programme which prepares a student nurse for entry-level nursing positions.

The diploma allows for opportunities to gain employment in various health sectors including government hospitals and private medical centres. Career options may include clinical nurse specialist, nurse midwife, nurse researcher, nurse educator, nurse entrepreneur, nurse practitioner.


Entry Requirement

  • SPM / O-Level: Minimum 5 credits, including Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics and a Science subject. You will need to pass your English too.

Why should we study Nursing?


The field of Nursing

The field of nursing includes:

  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Accident & Emergency
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oncology


Career Options in Nursing

Nurse Researchers

Quality Improvement Nurses

Nurse Informatics