MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing is a practical degree programme designed for individuals who are committed to the advancement of the health of individuals, families, communities, and society as a whole.

Students will study a range of subjects from sciences to humanities, including anatomy, biology, chemistry, microbiology, nutrition, pathology, immunology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, paediatric nursing, maternity nursing, mental health nursing, healthy aging, and psychology. They will also be given practical lessons ranging from simulation exercises to the use of clinical and medical equipment.

At the end of the programme, graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to deliver expert health care to individuals of all ages in a variety of settings and scenarios, and thus be invaluable assets to the medical industry both nationally and abroad.

Programme Structure

1 Anatomy And Physiology 1 NBNH 1114
Principles Of Nursing 1 NBNN 1123
Communication NBNH 1132
Nutrition And Metabolism NBNB 1143
Study Skills BNSS 1153
Nursing Practice 1 NBNP 1164
Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia For Local Students MPU 3123
Malaysian Studies For International Students MPU 3173
2 Anatomy And Physiology 2 NBNH 1214
Principles Of Nursing 2 NBNN 1223
Microbiology And Parasitology NBNH 1233
Medical – Surgical Nursing 1 NBNN 1243
Pharmacology NBNH 2313
Nursing Practice 2 NBNP 1263
Hubungan Etnik For Local Students MPU 3113
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi For International Students MPU 3143
3 Phychology And Sociology NBNB 1253
Medical – Surgical Nursing Cardiac And Respiratory NBNN 2323
Medical-Surgical Nursing Gastro-Intestinal NBNN 2333
Comparative Religion MPU 3322
Nursing Practice 3 NBNP 2353
Nursing Practice 4 NBNP 2363
4 Medical – Surgical Nursing 4 Endocrine, Neurological, Genito-Urinary NBNN 2414
Medical-Surginal Nursing 5 Musculo- Skeletal, Hematopoietic, Oncology NBNN 2424
Medical-Surginal Nursing 6 Eye, Ent, Skin, Burns, Aesthetics And Infectious Diseases NBNN 2434
Nursing Practice 5 And 6 NBNP 2444
5 Obstetrics And Gynaecology Nursing NBNN 3513
Paediatric Nursing NBNN 3522
Community Nursing NBNN 3532
Nursing Practice 7 NBNP 3543
Nursing Practice 8 NBNP 3554
6 Community Work MPU 3423
Research, Methodology And Statistics NBNB 3614
Evidence Based Practice NBNB 3623
Mental Health Nursing And Geriatrics NBNN 3633
Trauma And Emergency, Critical Care And Peri-Operative Nursing NBNN 3644
Nursing Practice 9 NBNP 3653
7 Research Project NBNB 4714
Policy And Politics In Healthcare NBNB 4723
Management, Leadership, Medico-Legal And Nursing Professional Issues NBNN 4734
Nursing Practice 10 NBNP 4744
8 Entrepreneurship MPU 3333
Theory Presentation As Appropriate For Elective Nursing Practice 1 And 2 NBNN 4812
Elective Nursing Practice 1 NBNP 4823

Entry Requirement

Pass STPM / equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.50

Pass A Level minimum grade C in 3 subjects

Pass Foundation in Science/Matriculation with minimum CGPA 2.50

Pass Diploma in Science with minimum CGPA 2.50 (credit transfer not allowed)

SPM/O Level/equivalent:

5 Credits in Bahasa Malayu (Local Candidates) & Mathematic (Elementary/Modern/Additional) & Science (General Sc/Biology/Chemistry & pass in Biology/Physics & pass in Biology & 2 other subjects (Local Candidates) / 3 other subjects (International Candidates) & pass in English (Local Candidates);

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;

Health requirements:

All candidates must be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner within one month from commencement of the nursing programme

Students must not have any physical disabilities or impaired senses that hinders nursing dexterity

Students with medical conditions such as HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, epilepsy, mental health disorders and color blindness cannot be admitted into the programme.

Pregnancy is not allowed throughout the course

Career Opportunities

  • State Registered Nurse recognized by the Nursing Board Malaysia and Ministry of Health Malaysia

  • Nurse Manager supervising a team of nurses

  • Lecturer in a higher education institution

  • Self-employed and independent nurse providing nursing services

  • Health service manager

  • Higher education lecturer

  • Social worker


The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing is designed in consultation with Nursing Board Malaysia and a panel of local and international experts, resulting in a highly sought after curriculum that combines theoretical learning and practical sessions in simulation wards and hospitals.
Clinical Exposure
Students of the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing gain experience in our rather exhaustive list of panel of hospitals throughout Malaysia
Tuition fees for the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.
The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and recognized by the Nursing Board Malaysia and Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
Awarded by
MAHSA University
The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia

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