Diploma in Nursing

JPT/BPP(R2/723/4/0111)10/24, (MQA/FA4852)
Introduction

Enter into a noble profession that gives endless possibilities for career options. This Diploma programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge in the areas of health, behavioural and nursing sciences to provide you with a solid foundation for a rewarding career as a healthcare provider.

You will also be exposed to hands-on training at both public and private healthcare institutions. By the end of the programme you will be ready for an exciting career in nursing.

Intake Periods
Jan
Apr
Jul
Entry Requirements
SPM/O-Level or equivalent 5Cs including
  • Bahasa Melayu (Malaysian Student Only)
  • Mathematics
  • Any of the following science subjects:
    • Science OR
    • Biology OR
    • Chemistry OR
    • Physics OR 
    • Applied Science 

AND

  • Credit in two (2) other subjects or Credit in three (3) other subjects (International Student)

AND

  • Pass English

OR

  • Pass SPM
  • Possess Assistant Nurse Certificate/Community Nurse Certificate
  • Registered with the MNB
  • Possess current APC for nurses from MNB
  • Three (3) years clinical working experience
UEC or equivalent 3Bs
Mandatory credit in:
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Mathematics/ Adv. Mathematics
  • Any of the following science subjects:
    • Science OR
    • Biology OR
    • Chemistry OR
    • Physics OR 

    AND

    • Pass English

English Language Requirements

(for international students)*

IELTS 5.5
TOEFL 515 (PBT) / 215 (CBT) / 80 (iBT)
Pearson 42
MUET 3

*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 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 TOEFL 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:

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

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

Programme Module

FOUNDATIONAL

  • Introduction to the Nursing Profession

CORE

Nursing Science Theory

  • Holistic Nursing
  • Medical & Surgical Nursing I
  • Medical & Surgical Nursing II
  • Medical & Surgical Nursing III
  • Medical & Surgical Nursing IV
  • Medical & Surgical Nursing V
  • Medical & Surgical Nursing VI
  • Medical & Surgical Nursing VII
  • Medical & Surgical Nursing VIII
  • Community Health Nursing and Gerontology
  • Mental Health Nursing

Health Science

  • Health Science I – Anatomy and Physiology I; Microbiology; Parasitology
  • Health Science II – Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Health Science III – Pharmacology and Nutrition

Behavioural Science

  • Behavioural Science I – Sociology, Medico Legal Aspects in Nursing and Introduction to Professional Development
  • Behavioural Science II – Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Communication; Interpersonal and Public Relation
  • Behavioural Science III – Management; Research and Statistics

SUMMATIVE

  • Professional Development

MATA PELAJARAN PENGAJIAN UMUM

MPU1

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 OR
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1

MPU2

  • Graduate Preparatory Course

MPU3

  • Food and Culture OR
  • Environment and Development in Malaysia

MPU4

  • Co-curriculum

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING

  • Clinical Practice I
  • Clinical Practice II
  • Clinical Practice III
  • Clinical Practice IV
  • Clinical Practice V
  • Internship

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

  • Basic Academic English
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Programme Pathway

3 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