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Professional Recognition

Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)(A7153)

Malaysian Nursing Board


Jan, March, May, Aug and Oct


3 Years/ 6 Semester

Tuition Fee

Local student - RM 44,949 & International student - RM 55,765

The programme will take 3 years or 6 semesters for full-time basis that will commence in January and August of the year. This duration is inclusive of clinical attachment at designated hospital and clinic which has been identified by the MOH and endorsed by the Malaysian Nursing Board. Students of this Nursing Programme will study Health Sciences, Behavioral Science and also Nursing Sciences to become a qualified, competent and safe nurse. The Aim of Diploma Nursing Program in UNISEL is to nurture and produce knowledgeable, competent and confident nursing graduates, registered with the Malaysian Nursing Board, to become committed, dedicated, caring and capable of providing a safe professional nursing care to the wide variety of clinical situation which may arise in the current practice of nursing management.Vision to be a centre of excellence in training professional nurses towards the wellness of society through assimilation of quality teaching and training, dissemination of knowledge, social consciousness and accountability.

At the end of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge in nursing.
  • Demonstrate appropriate assessment techniques and interpret findings, and to formulate specific treatment plan and conducting appropriate treatment and intervention.
  • Demonstrate sensitivities and responsibilities towards the community, culture and environment.
  • Re-evaluate the patient/client management, adhere to the legal, ethical principles and the professional code of conduct in nursing as well as to identify the scope and limitation of professional practice.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, their family/caregiver, peers, healthcare professionals and the stakeholders at large and are able to demonstrate leadership, interpersonal and social skills and also capable of collaborating with other healthcare professionals.
  • Recognise emergency events, complications and refer appropriately as well as to Demonstrate problem solving and clinical reasoning skills.
  • Participate in research related to nursing.
  • Demonstrate ICT, entrepreneurial skills in their practice.

Malaysian Candidate

Pass SPM or equivalent with FIVE (5) credits including the following subjects:

Mandatory credit in:

  • Bahasa Melayu
  • Mathemathics (Elementary or Additional or Modern)

  • Either one (1) below:

  • Science (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Sciences)

  • AND

  • Credit in two (2) other subjects;

  • AND

  • Pass in English

  • OR

  • Pass SPM
  • Possess Assistant Nurse Certificate/Community Nurse Certificate
  • Registered with the MNB
  • Possess current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) for nurses from MNB
  • Minimum three (3) years clinical working experience

International Candidate

Pass SPM or *equivalent with five (5) subjects (minimum Gred C):

  • Credit in Mathematics (Elementary or Additional or Modern)

  • AND

  • Either one (1) of the credit below:

  • Science (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Sciences)

  • AND

  • Credit in three (3) other subjects

  • AND

  • A pass in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an Overal Band Score of minimum 5.5;

  • OR

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
    • TOEFL Paper Based Test (TOEFL PBT) a minimum score of 515
    • TOEFL Computer Based Test (TOEFL CBT) a minimum score of 215
    • TOEFL Internet Based Test (TOEFL iBT) a minimum score of 80

  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)
  • Cambridge Proficiency English (CPE)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Click on the link below to view the programme structure.


A qualified graduate will be sitting for Registration Examination conducted by Malaysian Nursing Board (Lembaga Jururawat Malaysia,LJM) in order to be given License to practice as a Professional Nurse.

Professional Nurses have a choice to specialize in various fields such as Midwifery, Pediatrics, Cardiothoracic, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Medical and Surgical, Gerontology, Emergency & Traumatology, Renal, Oncology, Maternal Child Health, Public health and many more. Overall, demand for professionally trained and qualified nurses is higher in Malaysia even than elsewhere in the world. At least 130,000 nurses need to be trained by year 2020 to meet WHO’s nurse-to-patient ratio (1:200).

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