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.
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
- 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.
- 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?
You’re Almost Guaranteed a Job at the End of Your Degree
Did you know that nursing is one of the most highly employable degrees? What’s more, as nursing degrees include a variety of hospital placements, many students find themselves with a job offer or even multiple job offers before they’ve graduated.
Nursing Careers Can Be Hugely Rewarding
Nursing is all about doing your utmost to provide the best possible care for your patients, whatever their illness or problem. There aren’t many jobs where you can go home at the end of the day knowing you’ve made a real difference to people's lives.
Nurses are highly respected
It’s important to know that not only is nursing rewarding but also nurses are really valued and often work as highly respected members of multi-disciplinary teams. Their views and opinions are listened to just as much as those of the doctors and surgeons they’re working with.
The field of Nursing
The field of nursing includes:
- Accident & Emergency