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MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) Open Distance Learning (ODL) programme is a highly proficient solution to bridge the physical gap between students, teachers and teaching materials which are brought together through communication technology. This programme will be able to build and advance all registered nurses’ knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional values, in order to prepare them with advanced professional, ethical and leadership qualities.


Why Study at MAHSA?

  • Learn at your own pace
  • Engage and connect with your peers through a social learning platform
  • Interactive learning supported by experienced facilitators
  • Track your learning progress via online assessments


Programme Structure

YEAR SUBJECT
1 Anatomy and Physiology
Principles of Nursing 1
Principles of Nursing 2
Nursing Practice 1
Nursing Practice 2
Nursing Practice 3
Nursing Practice 4
Nursing Practice 5
Nursing Practice 6
Nursing Practice 7
Microbiology and Parasitology
2 Anatomy and Physiology 2
Communication
Nutrition
Psychology and Sociology
Personal and Professional Development
Academic Writing for Nurses
Pharmacology
Critical Thinking and Reflective Nursing
Pathophysiology
Medical Surgical 1
3 Medical Surgical 2
Medical Surgical 3
Medical Surgical 4
Medical Surgical 5
Paediatric Nursing
Mental Health Nursing and Geriatrics
Research Methodology
Statistics
Evidence Based Practice
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing
Community Nursing and Environmental Health
4 Trauma and Emergency
Critical Care and Peri-Operative
Policy and Quality Management in Healthcare
Management and Leadership in Nursing
Medico Legal and Ethics
Research Project
Contemporary Nursing Issues
Health Assessment in Nursing
Occupational Safety and Health

Entry Requirement

DIPLOMA

Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent
Minimum two (2) years clinical working experience
(Credit Transfer allowed)
Registered with Nursing Board Malaysia
Possess a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)

OR

Possess DiplomainNursingoritsequivalent
Possess any Post Basic/ Advance Diploma
Registered with Nursing Board Malaysia
Possess a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)

INTERNATIONAL

Possess Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent
Registered with Nursing Council or Board of country of origin

QUALIFICATION

Minimum two (2) years clinical working experience (Credit Transfer allowed)
Possess a current Temporary Practicing Certificate (TPC) from Nursing Board Malaysia before clinical placement.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

IELTS : 5.5
TOEFL : 550 or English language as the medium of instruction

Local Candidates:
Pass MUET with minimum Band 3/Pass IELTS with minimum 5.5/TOEFL with minimum 515/215/80

International Candidates:
Pass IELTS with minimum 5.5/TOEFL with minimum 515/215/80
Able to converse in Bahasa Melayu;

Career Opportunities

  • Nurse Manager

  • Clinical Instructor in a higher education institution

  • Nurse Educator in private hospitals

  • Nurse Researcher

  • Self-employed