Diploma in Nursing

 

This 3-year Diploma programme prepares you to be a highly qualified nurse, recognised in Malaysia as well as countries such as Singapore and Brunei. Graduates from this programme are officially registered with the Malaysian Nursing Board upon passing of their Malaysian Nursing Board examination at the end of their 3 years course. This allows for opportunities to gain employment in various health sectors including in the government hospitals and private medical centres.

This programme is the best option for those with deep interest and passion in the health care industry, particularly in client care. The learning process in this programme is very exciting as students will be exposed to continuous practical sessions in the skill labs. Students will also be sent for clinical attachment at the end of each semester in preparation to equip the students with the relevant knowledge, clinical skills and competency required in the nursing profession.

YEAR 1


SEMESTER 1
  • Health Science I
  • Behavioural Science I
  • Behavioural Science II
  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Psychology andSociology
  • Communication Interpersonal Relationship, Professionalism and Medico Legal Aspect
  • Nursing Skill I
  • Clinical Practice I
SEMESTER 2
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Nursing
  • Gastrointestinal Nursing
  • Hemopoietic and Oncology Nursing
  • Clinical Practice III
SEMESTER 3
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Emergency and Intensive Care Nursing
  • Nervous System, Endocrine Opthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology Nursing
  • Clinical Practice VI

YEAR 2


SEMESTER 1
  • Health Sciences II
  • Health Sciences III
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Pharmacology, Mircobiology and Parasitology
  • Nursing Skill II
  • Introduction to Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Clinical Practice II
SEMESTER 2
  • Musculoskeletal and urogenital
  • Obsterics, Gynecology & Pediatrics Nursing
  • Inegumentary Auto Immune and Communicable Diseases Nursing
  • Clinical Practice IV
SEMESTER 3
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Behavioural Science III
  • Management, Research and Statistic
  • Clinical Practice VII

YEAR 3


SEMESTER 1
  • English
  • Computer Applications
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Islamic Studies/Moral Studies
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B
SEMESTER 2
  • Clinical Practice V
SEMESTER 3
  • Clinical Practice VII
  • Nursing Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Behavioural Sciences

Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or *equivalent with five (5) credits:

i. Mandatory credit in:

  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern).

ii. Either one (1) of the credits below:

  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and Pass in Biology
  • Physics and Pass in Biology

iii. Credit in two (2) other subjects

  • Pass English
  • Lecture
  • Tutorials
  • Assignments/Projects
  • Group discussions
  • Hands-on practical skills on-site using Skills Labs and Stimulation Wards
  • Practical Clinical Skills (Government and Private Hospital & Clinics)
  • Government Hospitals
  • Semi-Government Hospitals
  • Private Hospitals/Clinics
  • Research
  • Opportunities to practice/work abroad
  • Industries
  • Value-added intensive English programme
  • Sponsorships by private hospitals for eligible candidates
  • Well qualified lecturers
  • Entry into degree programmes (local & foreign)
  • Small class size, usually 15 students per class
  • Full Accreditation by MQA
  • Curriculum approved by Malaysian Nursing Board and endorsed by Minister of Higher Education
  • Accreditation Service for International Colleges, UK (ASIC)
  • Recognised by JPA
  PROGRAMME CODE

(MQA/FA4118 [08/2019]) Cheras, (MQA/FA 4230) KK

 FACULTY

Centre for Nursing

 DURATION OF STUDY

3 Years (9 Semesters)

 MODE OF STUDY

Full Time

 AWARDS/CERTIFICATES

Diploma in Nursing by Asia Metropolitan University Registration Certificate from the Nursing Board, Malaysia

 EXAMINATION & ASSESSMENT

Examination and Assessment by AMU Examination Syndicate. Registration Examination by the Nursing Board of Malaysia.