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Diploma in Nursing

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Nursing
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Nursing is a dedicated and satisfying profession that is ever growing, with leadership positions, new fields opening and unlimited potentials. Professional nurses make a difference in the lives of patients and their families


Programme Outline 

Year 1 Semester 1


  1. Health Sciences I – Anatomy and Physiology I
  2. Behavioural Science I – Psychology and Sociology
  3. Behavioural Science II – Communication, Interpersonal Relationship, Professionalism and Medico Legal Aspect
  4. Nursing Skill I
  5. Clinical Practice I

Year 1 Semester 2

  1. Health Sciences II – Anatomy and Physiology II
  2. Health Science III – Pharmacology, Microbiology and Parasitology
  3. Nursing Skills II
  4. Introduction to Medical Surgical Nursing
  5. Clinical Practice II

Year 1 Semester 3

  1. English
  2. Computer Applications
  3. Malaysian Studies
  4. Islamic Studies / Moral Studies

Year 2 Semester 1

  1. Cardiovascular and Respiratory Nursing
  2. Gastrointestinal Nursing
  3. Hemopoietic and Oncology Nursing
  4. Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B
  5. Clinical Practice III

Year 2 Semester 2

  1. Obstetric, Gynaecology and Paediatric Nursing
  2. Musculoskeletal and Urogenital Nursing
  3. Integumentary Nursing, Autoimmune and Communicable Diseases
  4. Clinical Practice IV

Year 2 Semester 3

  1. Clinical Practice V

Year 3 Semester 1

  1. Neurology, Endocrine, Ophthalmology & Otorinolaryngology Nursing
  2. Emergency and Intensive Care Nursing
  3. Mental Health Nursing
  4. Clinical Practice VI

Year 3 Semester 2

  1. Community Health Nursing
  2. Behavioural Science III – Management, Research and Statistic
  3. Clinical Practice VII

Year 3 Semester 3

  1. Clinical Practice VIII
Entry Requirements
Entry Level Academic Requirement Duration
SPM Credit in Mathematics, General Science or any 1 Pure Science subjects & 3 other subjects. Pass in BM & English 3 years
Career Prospects
  • Government and semi-government hospitals/clinics
  • Private Hospitals/Clinics
  • Nurse Educator
  • Research
  • Opportunities to practice/work abroad

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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