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Bachelor of Nursing

OVERVIEW

Registered Degree Nurses continue to emerge as leaders in health care system. Nursing is an honored profession, and unique from other health disciplines. They are highly recognized for their positions in administration, education, graduate studies and many other disciplines.

The Bachelor of Nursing in UPM continues its tradition in the nursing education by offering a contemporary curriculum including core and specialty nursing courses that prepares graduates to provide care to people of all ages and in all settings. This program offers a 4 year degree that has been fully approved and accredited by the Nursing Board Malaysia. In addition, the International Center of UPM support globally International nursing experiences through international student exchange, which allows students to expand their knowledge and skills of nursing care.

 

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

 

COURSE

CREDIT

University Courses

21

Core Courses

112

Elective Courses

8

Co-curriculum

2

TOTAL

143

 


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

All candidates must meet the entry requirement as stipulated by the Nursing Board Malaysia: Basic Degree Programme (Pre-Registration)

Local Admission Requirement:

  • Pass STPM or its equivalents, with a minimum CGPA 2.5

Or

  • Sciences stream matriculation with CGPA of at least 2.67 and candidate must pass in mathematics, chemistry and one of the following subjects (physics or biology) or its equivalent

Or

  • Matriculation with a minimum CGPA 2.5

Or

  • Foundation programme with a minimum CGPA 3.0

Or

  • Pass in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

 

International Admission Requirement:

In addition to the above requirements:

  • Pass in International English Language Testing Services (IELTS) with a minimum of 5.5 or Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) with a minimum of 550.
  • Degree programme (Post Registration) Diploma in Nursing or it’s equivalent and is registered

with

  • the Malaysian Nursing Board With At least tree (3) year clinical experience

Or

  • Nursing Certificate or it’s equivalent and is registered

with

Malaysian Nursing Board With At least five (5) year clinical experience And Possess current Annual Practicing Certificate

 

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

 

  • Prepare students for comprehensive nursing education which is strengthened with an introduction to specialty clinical skill area, information technology and research
  • Develop critical thinking and positive attitude that support student leadership potential in facing the challenges for change
  • Prepare independent, efficient and safe nursing practitioners with universal values, team work and caring attitude in all situation of health care
  • Equip students with necessary knowledge and skills to progress to postgraduate program

 

CAREER & INTERNSHIP INFORMATION

 

  • Nursing graduates may pursue a career in filed of education, They can be nurse educator and clinical instructor in the colleges and universities
  • As clinical practitioner in hospital or community graduates can also be nurse manager, rehabilitation nurse, counselor, health educator/advisor, nurse consultant/specialist, diabetic nurse and as a occupational health nurse
  • Graduates can also undertake postgraduates' course in any field and become researchers

 

FEES & FUNDING

 

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PROGRAMME RECOGNITION

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

 

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Updated:: 19/07/2017 [m_akmalsa]

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FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
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