UCSI University Diploma in Nursing is a Diploma course catered to students who would like a career in nursing and nurturing patients. By the end of this programme, students will be able to proceed with the  Malaysian Nursing Board Examination and become a registered nurse. Subjects that are taught in this programme are Basic Anatomy and Physiology, Basic Microbiology in Nursing, and many other specific subjects that tackle the complexity and intricacy of nursing. Aspiring nurses can enroll for UCSI University Diploma in Nursing in either January or July every year. This course can be obtained in UCSI University KL campus. The duration needed to complete this programme is 3 years. To enroll for this course, SPM students will need to have a minimum qualification of 5 credits inclusive of Mathematics, Bahasa Melayu, and General Science / Biology / Chemistry whilst maintaining a Pass in English. 

Intake and Duration

  • Jan 3yr
  • Jul 3yr

Entry Requirements

  • 5 C's SPM
  • 5 C's O Level (Science)

Course Structure

Semester 1 (Year 1)

  • Introduction to Professional Nursing
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Therapeutic Communication Skills
  • Basic Microbiology in Nursing
  • Basic Concepts In Sociology
  • Fundamentals of Nursing I
  • Extra-curriculur Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)


Semester 2 (Year 1)

  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Biochemistry & Physics in Nursing
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing
  • Fundamentals of Nursing II
  • Psychology in Nursing
  • Extra-curriculur Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)


Semester 3 (Year 2)

  • Fundamentals of Nursing III
  • Basic Pharmacology for Nurses
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Nursing
  • Haematological and Immunological Nursing
  • Nursing and Primary Health Care
  • Obstetric and Gynaecological Nursing


Semester 4 (Year 2)

  • Community Health Nursing
  • Musculoskeletal and Endocrine Nursing
  • Dermatological and Oncological Nursing
  • CNS and Special Senses Nursing
  • Renal, Urological & Gastro-intestinal Nursing
  • Entrepreneurship (MPU-U2)


Semester 5 (Year 3)

  • Care of the Paediatric Client
  • Care of an Aged Client
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Acute Care Nursing
  • Peri-operative Nursing
  • Creative Thinking Skills (MPU–U3)


Semester 6 (Year 3)

  • Communicable Diseases
  • Ward Management
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Nursing Research
  • Clinical Internship


General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 – For Malaysian students: Malaysian Studies
      – For Foreign students: Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2

Fee Structure

Kuala Lumpur Campus


Intake & Duration

  • Jan 3yr
  • Jul 3yr
MYR 3,865.00 UCSI Misc Fee 2019
MYR 400.00 UCSI Registration Fee 2019
MYR 48,112.00 UCSI Tuition Fee 2019
MYR 52,377.00 Total

* All fees are subject to change.

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