Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing

JPT/BPP(R2/723/6/0100)08/25, (MQA/FA8454)
Duration of Study
4 Years
8 Semesters
Intake Period

Being a nurse can be an exciting career option for both men and women. This programme will equip you with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the areas of health, behavioral and nursing sciences as well as focusing on management and leadership skills. Teaching will be conducted through lectures, laboratory classes and hands- on practical sessions at both public and private healthcare institutions. Upon the completion of this programme, you will find yourself well-prepared for a professional career in nursing and management.

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Entry Requirements

STPM/ Matriculation
/ Foundation or its equivalent
  • CGPA 2.50 and above

  • Credit in SPM (or its equivalent) in Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics, and any Science subject; or

A - Level
  • Grade C in 3 subjects 
  • 3 credits in SPM (or its equivalent) in Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics, and any Science subject; or 
UEC Grade B in 5 subjects, including Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics, Science, and 2 other subjects; or
Any Diploma (Level 4 MQF)
(Credit transfer not allowed)
  • CGPA 2.50 and above
  • 3 credits in SPM (or its equivalent) in Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics, and any Science subject; or
Diploma in Nursing
(Credit transfer allowed)
  • Registered with Nursing Board
  • 2 years of clinical working experience; or 


English Language Requirements (for international students)*

  • Pass for DIN 
  • Credit for BSN 
UEC Pass 
Linguaskill 160
MUET 4.0
TOEFL  8 (Ess OL) / 46 (iBT)
Pearson  51
OET 200
ELS  108


*international students who do not fulfill the English Language Requirements may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the Linguaskill examination.

Health Requirements

All offers are subject to the students being certified by a medical practitioner as fit to be accepted into the programme within a month from commencement of the nursing programme and not having any of the following medical/physical conditions:

  • HIV & AIDS

Other qualifications which are not included in the Nursing Standard Programme by Lembaga Jururawat Malaysia (LJM) need to get approval from LJM and Nilai University Registrar.

Programme Module

Foundational (Behavioral Science)

  • Communication. Counselling and Reflection

Basic Medic Science

  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Immunology and Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology and Nutrition

Behavioural Science

  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Medicolegal aspects of Nursing
  • Personal and Professional Development

Research and Statistics

  • Theoretical Perspectives of Research
  • Basic Statistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Research Project I

Nursing Science

  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing and Gerontology
  • Emergency, Trauma and Critical Care Nursing
  • Fundamentals of Nursing I
  • Fundamentals of Nursing II
  • Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Nursing
  • Haematology and lntegumentary Nursing
  • Health Promotion and Entrepreneurship
  • Infection and Inflammation, Autoimmune and Communicable and Autoimmune Diseases
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Neurology and Musculoskeletal Nursing
  • Nursing Management and Administration
  • Obstetric Nursing
  • Perioperative Care; Fluid and Electrolyte
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Reproductive and Nephro-urinary Nursing
  • Sensorineural Nursing

Capstone (Research and Statistics)

  • Researcg Project II

Mata Pelajaran Umum

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Perabadan (Malaysian Students) / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)
  • Philosophy and Current Issues (Malaysians and International Students)
  • Graduate Preparatory Course
  • Ethics And Social Responsibility
  • Co-Curriculum

Industrial Training (Nursing Science Practical)

  • Clinical Practice I (Fundamentals of Nursing)
  • Clinical Practice II (Pharmacology Perioperative Care)
  • Clinical Practice Ill (Autoimmune, Communicable, Haematology and lntegumentary Nursing)
  • Clinical Practice IV (Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Cardiovascular and Respiratory Nursing)
  • Clinical Practice V (Reproductive, Nephro-urinary, Neurology and Musculoskeletal)
  • Clinical Practice VI (Mental Health and Sensorineural Nursing)
  • Clinical Practice VII (Obstetrics and Paediatrics)
  • Clinical Practice VIII (Community Health Nursing)
  • Clinical Practice IX (Critical Care, Emergency and Gerontology)
  • Clinical Practice X (Management)
  • Clinical Practice XI (Internship)

Electives - Choose 2 (Nursing Science)

  • Diabetic Education
  • Wound care
  • Lactation
  • Home Nursing

Free Electives

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Introduction To Academic English
  • Academic English

Programme Pathway

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Career Prospects

Here are some of the career options to choose from after you’ve graduated as a nurse:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Neonatal Nurse
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner


Nilai University offers scholarships for students from various backgrounds, with the goal of helping students grow to be well-rounded and ambitious individuals and allowing them to reach their goals through quality education. We achieve this by combining academic excellence with a growth mindset for life-long learning.