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The Bachelor of Nursing Programme in UPM was first offered in 2004 by taking diploma students who have obtained their diploma in nursing and it is a 2 years programme. Starting from September 2012, a 4 years programme of Bachelor of Nursing was offered.  Following that, on September 2014, postgraduates programme, Master of Science (Thesis), and PhD (Thesis) in the field of nursing was offered.

Criteria of admission

2.1- Undergraduates: Bachelor of Nursing

Students must fulfill the qualification set by UPM and the UPM Senate and also fulfill the guideline from the Malaysian Nursing Board. Currently, the Bachelor of Nursing programme is no longer offered to Diploma Nursing students.

 

Local Admission requirement

STPM Minimum Requirement

General University Requirement

 

Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent qualification with minimum credit  in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia July paper;

 

and

 

Passes Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) and with minimum PNGK 3.00 and obtained at least

 

Grade B (NGMP 3.00) in General Studies;

 

and

 

Grade B (NGMP 3.00) in

 

two

 

(2) other subjects

 

and

 

Obtained at least Band 3 in Malaysia University English Test (MUET)

Special requirement

 

Obtained at least Grade B (NGMP 3.00) in STPM in the following subject:

 

Biology

 

and

 

Obtained at least Grade C/6C in SPM in the following subjects:

 

Chemistry and Mathematics

 

or

 

Obtained at least Grade B (NGMP 3.00) in STPM in the following subject:

 

Chemistry

 

and

 

Obtained at least Grade C/6C in SPM in the following subjects:

 

Biology and Mathematics

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualification of Matriculation and Foundation Programme

General University Requirement

 

Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent qualification with minimum credit  in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia July paper;

 

and

 

Passed Matriculation / Asasi Sains UM / Asasi UITM / Asasi Sains Pertanian UPM and obtain at least PNGK 3.00

 

and

 

Obtained at least Band 3 in Malaysia University English Test (MUET)

Special requirement

 

Obtained at least Grade B (NGMP 3.00) in Matriculation / Foundation programme in the following subject:

 

Biology

 

and

 

Obtained at least Grade C/6C in SPM in the following subject:

 

Chemistry

 

or

 

Obtained at least Grade B (3.00) in Matriculation / Foundation programme in the following subject:

 

 

Chemistry

 

and

 

Obtained at least Grade C/6C in SPM in the following subject:

 

Biology

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Students

 

International students’ Admission requirement are as stated as above

 

and

 

Student must pass International English Language Testing Services (IELTS) with minimum 5.5 or Test of English as a foreign Language (TOEFL) with minimum of 500 (Paper Based) or 60 (TOEFL IBT)

 

 

Special requirement

 

Obtained at least Grade B (NGMP 3.00) in Matriculation / Foundation programme in the following subject:

 

Biology

 

and

 

Obtained at least Grade C/6C in SPM in the following subject:

 

Chemistry

 

or

 

Obtained at least Grade B (3.00) in Matriculation / Foundation programme in the following subject:

 

 

Chemistry

 

and

 

Obtained at least Grade C/6C in SPM in the following subject:

 

Biology

 

 

 

 



Master in Science (Nursing)

 

General University Requirement

 

  1. Candidates must obtain Degree/Bachelor  related or equivalent qualification with at least PNGK 3.00 and above
  2. Have work experience in a related field or a field that featured no less than 3 years
  3. Registered with the Nursing Board or equivalent

 Local Student 

  1. Received annual practicing certificate; and
  2. Have proficiency in English with at least credit in English at SPM level or graduate English courses at diploma and degree or equivalent

 International Level 

  1. Received temporary practicing certificate
  2. Have ability in English  with at least TOEFL 550 OR IELTS Band 6 

Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) 

General University Requirement 

  1. Candidates must obtain a CGPA of at least 3.0 in the Master of Science or a science master -related field work experience in the applied program of not less than 3 years
  2. Candidates must have a degree / bachelor in a related field with a first class honors degree or CGPA of 3.75 can be considered for direct admission to a Ph.D program
  3. Registered with the Nursing Board or equivalent 

Local Student 

  1. Received  annual practicing certificate
  2. Have proficiency in English with at least credit in English at SPM level or graduate English courses at diploma and degree or equivalent 

International Student 

4. Received temporary practicing certificate
5. Have ability in English with at least TOEFL 550 OR IELTS Band 6


Updated:: 23/09/2015

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