Sunway University

Sunway University

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Diploma in Nursing APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 years
  Tution Fees N/A

Do you have a passion for the well-being of others? At Sunway University, we provide you the academic and clinical preparation in nursing, to equip you with skills in treating, rehabilitating, counselling and educating patients, their families and the community. Nurses are core members of the healthcare team in providing holistic care to patients and the nursing profession offers a dynamic career path with diverse employment opportunities.

The Diploma in Nursing aims to nurture you into a professional who is capable, caring and knowledgeable when treating those in need of assistance.  Our programme comprises both theory and practicum. Lectures are conducted on campus, followed by learning and practice of nursing skills in a Simulated Ward and a Skills Lab before you undergo clinical postings at healthcare institutions.

You will have the opportunity to attain practical clinical experience in both private and public healthcare settings; and be guided by experienced nurses who have vast clinical exposure as well as professional skills in different specialities.

Sunway Medical Centre offers exclusive sponsorship to students to pursue nursing studies at Sunway University, whereby employment is guaranteed upon graduation.



  • Principle and Practice in Nursing I
  • Microbiology & Parasitology
  • Psychology and Sociology
  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Communication, Public Relations and Medico Legal Aspects
  • Professional Practice I
  • Principle and Practice in Nursing II
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Pharmacology
  • Surgical Nursing
  • Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Professional Practice II


  • Basic Communication Skills for Nurses
  • Respiratory Nursing
  • Haemopoietic and Oncology Nursing
  • Gastrointestinal Nursing
  • Communicable Disease Nursing
  • Professional Practice III
  • Orthopaedic Nursing
  • Urology Nursing
  • Obstetric & Gynaecology Nursing
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Ophthalmology Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing I
  • Professional Practice IV


  • Endocrine Nursing
  • Otorhinolaryngo Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing II
  • Neurological Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing III
  • Dermatological Nursing
  • Emergency & Disaster Nursing
  • Gerontology Nursing
  • Research
  • Management
  • Professional Practice V
  • Professional Practice VI

Additional MOHE Compulsary general studies subjects

Malaysian students

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)


  • Malay Language for Communication 1
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies
  • Community Service

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