Bachelor of Nursing Science with Honours

Bachelor of Nursing Science with Honours

Programme Synopsis

This is a state-of-the-art open distance learning (ODL) programme utilising a blended pedagogy approach which comprises of face-to-face tutorials, modules, E-learning, skill laboratory and clinical practice. The blending of sophisticated instructional technology and the human touch of personal interaction with lecturers, tutors and clinical preceptors provide a unique learning experience that allows flexibility in pacing your endeavour to pursue continuing professional development.

It seeks to enhance your contribution in meeting the healthcare needs of the nation and to future development of nursing care and the profession. This post-registration programme consists of various subjects including three subject specialies of your choice such as Critical Care Nursing, Trauma and Emergency Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Oncology Nursing and Renal Nursing. This robust programme will empower you with in-depth knowledge, professional and clinical skills as well as the caring attitude crucial in your role as an expert nurse and leader in nursing programme.

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Normal Entry

Possess Diploma in Nursing; AND
Registered with Nursing Board of Malaysia; AND
Possess valid Annual Practice Certificate (APC); AND
Possess at least 3 years and above relevant work experience; AND
Healthy and free from psychological disorders and other conditions that could negatively impact the well being of faculty members, or would prevent the performance of tasks required in the nursing program.

  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Sem 1 RM 2,870 RM 3,731 RM 3,731
Sem 2 RM 3,157 RM 3,157 RM 3,157
Sem 3 RM 2,583 RM 3,731 RM 2,870
Total RM 28,987
* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.


♦ Processing fee:

  • RM30 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International)

♦ Financial options:

  • PTPTN; or
  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or
  • Flexible Payment Scheme.

♦ Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.
MPU Courses

University Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Learning Skills for Open Distance Learners 3
English for Written Communication 3
English for Oral Communication 3

Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Management and Medico Legal Studies 4
Pathophysiology 4
Pharmacology for Nurses 3
Nursing Health Assessment 4
Reflective Thinking and Writing 3
Research and Statistics 4
Community Health Care Nursing 4
Professionalism and Issues in Nursing 4
Transculture in Nursing 3
Teaching in Nursing 4
Nursing Theories and Models 4
Introduction to Guidance and Counselling 3
Research Project 6

Clinic Specialisation
Subject Name Credit Hours
Critical Care Nursing OR Trauma and Emergency Nursing 4
Clinical Practice Critical Care Nursing OR Clinical Practice Trauma and Emergency Nursing 3
Clinical Practice 1 3
Pediatric Nursing OR Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 4
Clinical Practice Pediatric Nursing OR Clinical Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 3
Clinical Practice 2 3
Oncology Nursing OR Renal Nursing 4
Clinical Practice Oncology Nursing OR Clinical Practice Renal Nursing 3
Clinical Practice 3 3

Students can choose one of the following hospitals for clinical practice placement:

West Malaysia
Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah, Alor Setar, Kedah
Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim, Sungai Petani, Kedah
Hospital Pulau Pinang, Pulau Pinang
Hospital Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang
Hospital Taiping, Perak
Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh Perak
Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta, Perak
Hospital Serdang, Selangor (only for nurses from Hospital Serdang)
Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah, Klang, Selangor
Hospital Selayang, Selangor
Pusat Perubatan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (only for nurses from PPUKM)
Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
Hospital Melaka, Melaka
Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru, Johor
Hospital Permai, Johor
Hospital Pakar Sultanah Fatimah, Muar, Johor
Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kota Bharu, Kelantan
Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
Hospital Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu
Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan, Pahang

East Malaysia
Hospital Queen Elizabeth, Sabah
Hospital Likas, Sabah
HHospital Duchess of Kent, Sandakan, Sabah
Hospital Tawau, Sabah
Hospital Mesra Bukit Padang, Sabah
Hospital Miri, Sarawak
Hospital Umum, Sarawak
Hospital Sentosa, Sarawak

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