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Bachelor of Nursing Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 4 Years
  Intake JAN,JUL
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Overview

Overview of Bachelor of Nursing in UCSI University Malaysia

The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) is a 4-year (8 semesters) full-time programme. The programme focuses on basic sciences, theoretical and clinical courses, as well as courses in social sciences and humanities to support nursing theories. Competency-based learning is facilitated through guided inquiry, re?ection and critical thinking in relation to nursing theories and evidence-based practices to provide safe, quality and client-centred care.

Upon successful completion of the programme, students are eligible to sit for the Malaysian Nursing Board Examination to be licensed to practise as a Registered Nurse.

The programme has full accreditation status from Malaysian Quali?cation Agency. The degree is recognised by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) and is accepted by Nursing Boards of many countries.

Professional Recognition

Public Service Department
Public Service Department

Malaysia Nursing Board
Malaysia Nursing Board

 

Assessments

Written examinations/ Clinical assessment OSCE

University English Language Requirements:

For Local Students

  • ALL Malaysian students must have credits in Bahasa Melayu at SPM level for admission into Nursing Programmes and Pass MUET with minimum of Band 3.

For International Students

  • ALL International Students must have English language competency requirements: IELTS Band 5.5 OR (TOEFL PBT-515;TOEFL CBT-215 & TOEFL-IBT-80) OR CAE OR CPE OR PTE.
  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and/or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Bachelor of Nursing in UCSI University Malaysia

Minimum Entry Requirement

Minimum Entry Requirement

For Malaysian Candidates:

For International Candidates:

Either one (1) of the following below:

  • Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or *equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.5;
  • Pass ‘A’ Level minimum Grade C in three (3) other subjects;
  • Pass Matriculation / Foundation with minimum CGPA 2.5;
  • Pass any Diploma with minimum CGPA 2.5 (No credit transfer). Equivalent MQF Level 4.
  • Pass Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution by MNB with minimum two (2) years clinical working experience.

(Credit transfer allowed).

AND

All candidate who possess STPM, ‘A’ Level, Matriculation / Foundation and pass any Diploma except Diploma in Nursing MUST possess:

 

Either one (1) of the credit below:

Science/ Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Applied Science at SPM or its equivalent.

AND

Credit in Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern) at SPM or its equivalent.

AND

MUET with minimum of Band 3 / IELTS with a minimum of 5.5 / TOEFL with a minimum score of 515/215/80/Credit in English SPM.

Either one (1) of the following below:

  • Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or *equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.5;
  • Pass ‘A’ Level minimum Grade C in three (3) other subjects;
  • Pass Foundation with minimum CGPA 2.5;
  • Pass any Diploma with minimum CGPA 2.5 (No credit transfer). Equivalent MQF Level 4.
  • Pass Diploma in Nursing and Registered with the Nursing Council of the country of origin.
  • Minimum two (2) years clinical working experience.

(Credit transfer allowed).

AND

All candidate who possess STPM, ‘A’ Level, Foundation and pass any Diploma except Diploma in Nursing MUST possess:

 

Either one (1) of the credit below (minimum Grade C):

General Science/ Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Applied Science at SPM or its equivalent.

AND

Credit in Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern) at SPM or its equivalent.

AND

  • IELTS with a minimum of 5.5 / TOEFL with a minimum score of 515/215/80.
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Important Note

  • ALL Malaysian students must have credits in Bahasa Melayu at SPM level for admission into Nursing Programmes and Pass MUET with minimum of Band 3.
  • ALL International students must have English requirements: IELTS Band 5.5; OR TOEFL 550 (Written-based), 215 (Computer-based), 80 (internet-based).

Additional Requirement:

  1. Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or *EQUIVALENT with (5) credits:
    Mandatory credits in:
    • Bahasa Melayu
    • Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern)
  2. Either one (1) of the credit below:
    • General Science/ Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics
    • Credit in two (2) others subjects
    • Pass in English

ENTRY INTO FOUNDATION YEAR

Qualification
Academic Requirements

SPM

  • Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with (5) credits:
  • Mandatory credits in: Either one (1) of the credit below:
    • Bahasa Melayu
      AND
    • Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern)
      AND
    • General Science
    • Biology
    • Chemistry and pass in Biology
    • Physics and pass in Biology

AND

  • Credit in two (2) others subjects
    AND
  • Pass in English

‘O’ Levels

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

Minimum 5 Credits:

  • Mandatory credits in:
    • Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern)

AND

  • Either one (1) of the credit below:
    • General Science
    • Biology
    • Chemistry and pass in Biology
    • Physics and pass in Biology

AND

  • 3 credits in other subjects

MALAYSIAN STUDENT

Minimum 5 credits:

  • Mandatory credits in:
    • Bahasa Melayu (SPM)

AND

  • Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern)

AND

  • Either one (1) of the credit below:
    • General Science
    • Biology
    • Chemistry and pass in Biology
    • Physics and pass in Biology AND
  • 2 credits in others subjects

AND

  • Pass in English

 

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency
(Science-based)

HSC / SAM / CPU / Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (Science-based)

  • Minimum overall average of 50%; inclusive of minimum 60% in
  • Mandatory 60% in:
    • Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern)

AND

  • 60% in either one (1) of the below:
    • General Science
    • Biology
    • Chemistry and 50% in Biology
    • Physics and 50% in Biology

AND

  • 3 other subjects with minimum of 60%

 

WAEC Senior School Certificate / NECO

  • Minimum 5 C4 (minimum 60%); inclusive of
  • Mandatory 60% in:
    • Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern)

AND

  • 60% in either one (1) of the below:
    • General Science
    • Biology
    • Chemistry and 50% in Biology
    • Physics and 50% in Biology

AND

  • 3 other subjects with minimum of 60%

 

 

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with other borderline Academic Requirements.

SPM Credits - 'A+' to 'C'
SPM Passes - 'D' to 'E'
O-Level Credits - 'A' to 'C'

UEC Credits - 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM Principals - 'A' to 'C'
A-levels - 'A' to 'C'

University English Language Requirements:

For Local Students

  • ALL Malaysian students must have credits in Bahasa Melayu at SPM level for admission into Nursing Programmes and Pass MUET with minimum of Band 3.

For International Students

  • ALL International Students must have English language competency requirements: IELTS Band 5.5 OR (TOEFL PBT-515;TOEFL CBT-215 & TOEFL-IBT-80) OR CAE OR CPE OR PTE.
  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and/or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities of Bachelor of Nursing in UCSI University Malaysia

University English Language Requirements:

For Local Students

  • ALL Malaysian students must have credits in Bahasa Melayu at SPM level for admission into Nursing Programmes and Pass MUET with minimum of Band 3.

For International Students

  • ALL International Students must have English language competency requirements: IELTS Band 5.5 OR (TOEFL PBT-515;TOEFL CBT-215 & TOEFL-IBT-80) OR CAE OR CPE OR PTE.
  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and/or the outcome of the English Placement Test.

This programme provides an excellent foundation for graduates to practice in healthcare or health-related organisations. It is a virtual passport to work anywhere in the world as there is a worldwide demand for nurses with strong educational and clinical expertise. The Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) degree will also enable graduates to access further academic studies at the master’s and doctoral levels in clinical specialties, education, management and research, which will also open doors to various types of career opportunities for graduates. The career path for nurses is limitless. Examples of career roles include advanced practice nurses, nurse researchers, nurse risk managers, quality improvement nurses, nurse informaticists, consultants and entrepreneur.

Courses Offered

Courses Offered of Bachelor of Nursing in UCSI University Malaysia

University English Language Requirements:

For Local Students

  • ALL Malaysian students must have credits in Bahasa Melayu at SPM level for admission into Nursing Programmes and Pass MUET with minimum of Band 3.

For International Students

  • ALL International Students must have English language competency requirements: IELTS Band 5.5 OR (TOEFL PBT-515;TOEFL CBT-215 & TOEFL-IBT-80) OR CAE OR CPE OR PTE.
  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and/or the outcome of the English Placement Test.

Year 1 (Semester 1)

  • Nursing Fundamentals
  • Microbiology
  • Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Professional Nursing
  • Communication
  • Clinical Practicum I
  • MPU-U4 Extra-Curriculum Learning Experience

Year 1 (Semester 2)

  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Care of Adult Client I
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Nursing Therapeutics
  • Clinical Practicum II

Year 2 (Semester 3)

  • Sociology
  • Law and Ethics
  • Psychology
  • Care of Adult Client II
  • Clinical Practicum III
  • MPU-U1Hubungan Etnik /
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3
  • MPU-U4 Extra-Curriculum Learning Experience 

Year 2 (Semester 4)

  • Family/Community Health
  • Nursing Care of Mother and Child
  • Primary Health Care
  • Care of Adult Client III
  • Clinical Practicum IV
  • MPU-U1TITAS/ Malaysian studies

Year 3 (Semester 5)

  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Clinical Practicum V
  • MPU-U4- Extra-Curriculum Learning Experience

Year 3 (Semester 6)

  • Management in Nursing
  • Nursing Research and Statistics
  • Clinical Practicum VI
  • MPU-U2 University Life
  • MPU-U3-Experiential Tourism/MPU-U3-Malaysian Ethnic Food

Year 4 (Semester 7)

  • Nursing Models and Theories
  • Evidence-Based Nursing
  • Clinical Practicum VII
  • Clinical Practicum VIII

 Year 4 (Semester 8)

  • Research Project
  • Internship
  • Clinical Practicum IX

 

General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1

– For Malaysian students:

  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation

– For foreign students:

  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

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