Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing

JPT/BPP(R2/723/6/0100)08/25, (MQA/FA8454)
Introduction

Being a nurse can be an exciting career option for both men and women. This programme will equip you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the areas of health, behavioural 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. You may proceed to pursue the MBA in Healthcare Leadership with our partner, Cleary University, USA.

Intake Periods
Jan
Jul
Entry Requirements
STPM or equivalent CGPA 2.50
UEC 5Bs
Mandatory credit in:
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Mathematics
  • Any of the following science subjects:
    • General Science OR
    • Biology OR
    • Chemistry OR
    • Physics OR
    • Applied Science 

    AND

  • Credit in two (2) other subjects
  • AND

    • Pass English
A-Level 3Cs
Foundation/Diploma CGPA 2.50
AND
SPM/O-Level or equivalent:
Credits in
  • Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern)
  • Bahasa Melayu (Malaysian Student Only)
  • Any of the following science subjects:
    • General Science OR
    • Biology OR
    • Chemistry OR
    • Physics OR
    • Applied Science
And Pass English

English Language Requirements

(for local and international students)*

IELTS 5.5
TOEFL 515 (PBT) / 215 (CBT) / 80 (iBT)
MUET Band 3
And Credit in English SPM (Malaysian Student Only)

*International students with qualifications from educational systems where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

International students who do not full 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 TOEFL examination.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

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

  • EPILEPSY
  • HEPATITIS B & C
  • TUBERCULOSIS (TB)
  • HIV & AIDS
  • MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS
  • PHYSICAL OR IMPAIRED SENSES THAT HINDER DEXTERITY
  • COLOUR BLINDNESS
Programme Module

FOUNDATIONAL

  • Contemporary Nursing Practice

CORE

Basic Medical Science

  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Introduction to Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology and Nutrition
  • Anatomy and Physiology II; Microbiology; Parasitology
  • Health Assessment

Behavioural Science

  • General Sociology
  • General Psychology
  • Communication Skills
  • Facilitating Professional Growth

Research and Statistics

  • Research Project I : Theoretical Perspectives of Research
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Evidence-Based Practice

Nursing Science

  • Holistic Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing I- Fundamental Principles; Communicable and Autoimmune Diseases
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing II- Haematology and Skin Disorders
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing III- Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Disorders
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing IV- Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disorders
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing V- Reproductive and Urogenital Disorders
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing VI- Obstetric and Paediatric Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing VII- Musculoskeletal, Special Senses and Nervous System Disorders
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing VIII- Critical Care, Emergency and Disaster Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing and  Gerontology
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Health Promotion
  • Management, Clinical Leadership and Governance

CAPSTONE

  • Dissertation 

MATA PELAJARAN PENGAJIAN UMUM

MPU1A

  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia  OR
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 

MPU1B

  • Hubungan Etnik OR
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (Malaysian Studies 3) 

MPU2

  • Graduate Preparatory Course or
  • Personal Branding

MPU3 

  • Ethics and Social Responsibility

MPU4

  • Co-Curriculum

INTERNSHIP

  • Clinical Practice I
  • Clinical Practice II
  • Clinical Practice III
  • Clinical Practice IV
  • Clinical Practice V
  • Clinical Practice VI
  • Clinical Practice VII
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Programme Pathway

4 years
Duration of Study

Success Stories

Desire to be a Healthcare Pro
Michelle Foh Ming Yee
Ambition to become a nurse fulfilled
Nur Shafiqah Hamdan
No Substitute for Hard Work
Nuraini Mohd Nasir & Mavis Tan Jia Min
Nilai U Nurses Aces Exams
Amy Lee Si Mun & Melissa Lee Kar Yan
High Scoring Nurse
Melissa Lee Kar Yan