Programme Overview

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Hons) 3-years programme is offered by the School of Nursing, KPJ Healthcare University College, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. The program is offered to State Registered Nurses (SRN) who are Diploma holders and meet other entry requirements to upgrade themselves with a Bachelor of Nursing qualification. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Hons) 3-year programme is a modified version of our fully accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Hons) 4-year programme with 30% Credit exemption.  The total number of credits for the Bachelors of Science in Nursing (Hons) 3 years programme is 102. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Hons) obtained approval from the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE) on 24 October 2013 and the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) on 3 February 2014. Full accreditation for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Hons) home-grown programme was obtained in October 2018.   The structure of the curriculum follows the Standard and Guidelines of the Nursing Board of Malaysia 

Career Opportunity

 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Hons) 3 years is a programme that has been designed as a Top-up nursing course for Registered nurses who are Diploma holders. All learning in this programme is strengthened by evidence-based practice that upholds the development of high-quality healthcare provision. There is also a strong emphasis on relating nursing theory to clinical practice. Upon successful completion of the programme, the graduates will have an honorary degree. They can provide direct patient care, coordinate patient care, educate patients and also assume a leadership role in a variety of healthcare settings.

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Programme Coordinator Programme Details

Name : Roziana Abd Rahman
Email : [email protected]

  • Code (N/732/6/0082) – (10/2025)

  • Duration –Full Time 3 Years

  • Fees – Local : Rm 38,000 (inclusive accommodation for 1st year only)

  • Mode – Full Time
    Mode of delivery – Blended mode

  • Campus – KPJUC Nilai

  • Intake – March and September

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

Malaysian Student

  • Must possess Diploma in Nursing
  • Registered with MNB & possess valid APC
  • Minimum 2 years clinical experience
  • Complete Muet Band 3 before graduation

PROGRAMME DETAILS

This course enables the students to acquire general knowledge on the types of pathogens (bacteria, fungus, virus and parasites) its characteristics and its effects in the human body including the immune responses and reaction. This is followed by the modes of infection, diagnosis, treatment and control. The practical sessions introduces the students to the principles and practice of diagnostic microbes and parasites

This module reviews fundamental immune mechanisms with particular emphasis on human immunology and its relationship to health and disease and it enables students to acquire general knowledge on the types of pathogens (bacteria, fungus, virus and parasites) its characteristics and its effects in the human body including the immune responses and reaction.

This module introduce student on biochemistry component, structure and functions of basic classes of biological molecules, metabolisms and biosynthesis. Module of nutrition introduce to the life cycle requirements of nutritional components with nutritional diagnosis and intervention for medical nutritional therapy

This course introduces students to the core concepts of communication to assist them to communicate effectively with clients, family members and health personnel. It also introduces the students to the concepts and skills management and client counseling.

This course is developed to equip students with skills needed to conduct research at tertiary level. The skills include selecting sources, write documentations, writing skills for essay and reports, critical thinking skills and presentation skills.

Kursus ini memfokuskan hubungan etnik di Malaysia, konsep-konsep asas hubungan etnik, masyarakat pluralistik, pembanggunan ekonomi. Ia juga turut memfokuskan politik, perlembagaan dan agama dalam konteks hubungan etnik di Malaysia serta cabaran

This modules focuses on medical and surgical care in accordance to cardio vascular system and respiratory system. It addresses the pathophysiological process and psychological responses as a result of these altered functions. Students will be exposed with the knowledge on the specific and general nursing care with the aim of gaining back the health of a patient

This module provides student with knowledge in accordance to the hematology and oncology disorders. It addresses the pathophysiological process and psychological responses as a result of these altered functions. Students will be exposed with the knowledge on the specific and general nursing care on patients with these system with the aim of gaining back health of a patient

Sociology module introduces student to social sciences and its related issues from the understanding of various concepts of social institutions, deviant behavior, socialization and stratification. It aims to develop students’ knowledge on the nature, growth and functioning of human societies for its significance in nursing care Psychological module covered the component in the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. It covers normal human development of psychological perspective from infancy through later adulthood, psychological and emotional effects of health and chronic illness.

This Client care module includes 3 credit hours. The contents are divided into 3 aspects. The first aspect focuses on the Nursing Care Process or Nursing Process (NCP), the second aspect of Health Assessment and the third aspect of the subject will be revealed about the promotion of patient health. These three aspects are closely interrelated and relevant to each other to supplement the entire care of the patient with specific condition or diseases.

This course of clinical practice provides students with the delivery of client care in the medical and surgical ward in application on modules adult care 3,4 and 5. Students will hands on experience in providing clients basic physical and physiological requirement in the ward situation

This module focuses on medical and surgical care in accordance to the central nervous and musculo skeletal systems (orthopaedic) of a human body. It addresses the pathophysiological process and psychological responses as a result of these altered functions. Students will be exposed with the knowledge on the specific and general nursing care on patients with these systems and the aim of gaining back health of a patient with these disorders.

This module focuses on medical and surgical care in accordance to the gastro intestinal tract system. It addresses the pathophysiological process and psychological responses as a result of these altered functions. Students will be exposed with the knowledge on the specific and general nursing care on patients with these systems and the aim of gaining back health of a patient with these disorders.

This module focuses on medical and surgical care in accordance to genito urinary system and endocrine functions. Haematology and oncology. It addresses the pathophysiological process and psychological responses as a result of these altered functions. Students will be exposed with the knowledge on the specific and general nursing care on patients with these system and organs, and the aim of gaining back health of a patient with these disorders

This course includes the basic concepts of pharmacology and pharmacokinetic. Information on currently used drug to treat infection and disorders of various system of the body and the application of nursing process in drug administration is introduced

This course of clinical practice provides students with the delivery of client care in the medical and surgical ward in application on modules adult care 3,4 and 5. Students will hands on experience in providing clients basic physical and physiological requirement in the ward situation

This course provides the knowledge on pre and post-operative care, admission, transfer and discharge procedure on patient undergoing surgical intervention in general surgery.

This course provides the students with beginning speciality in theoretical knowledge and skills for paediatric nursing practice. It addresses the holistic needs of paediatric clients from birth to the age of twelve years.

Entrepreneurship education focuses on the development of skills or attributes that enable the realization of opportunity, where management education is focused on the best way to operate existing herarchies. Both approaches share an interest in achieving “profit” in some form (which in non-profit organizations or government can take the form of increased services or decreased cost or increased responsiveness to the customer/citizen/client)

Students will learn about the political history, systems and the administrative structure of Malaysia. Apart from that, they will also recognize the components of society and unity in a multi-racial society; plans and vision of national development; current issues such as the development of humanity and society, and environmental issues in development.

This course of clinical practice is designed for students with the delivery of client care in special pediatric ward, in application on special care modules. Students will hands on experience in providing clients with physical and physiological requirement in the ward situation

This course provides students with the basic principles of critical care management and their role as a member of the critical health service team. It focuses on nursing care of children and adults who suffer life threatening health problems inclusive of management of medico-legal cases. The integration of theory to practice is strengthened with a psychosocial approach in the fields of trauma, intensive care and hemodialysis.

This course introduces the students to the details both the quantitative and the qualitative research methods. Students are required to develop a research proposal in the form of a small research study into a health or nursing related issue. The selection, development and implementation of each student project are carried out in consultation with a specified academic supervisor. The students are required to comprehensively review the literature, develop a research design and prepare a research proposal,

This course includes both quantitative approaches to research. The focus is to introduce students to the core elements of the research process and in the development of competency in the critical appraisal and evaluation of nursing and health research. Students will be thought concepts and techniques, different statistical methods, and determining whether a relationship between two or more numerical or quantitative variables exist and various types of graphical presentations, useful for researchers who will be doing research in nursing.

This course is an active effort to help students implement the knowledge they are learning in the classroom which requires students to engage in community service project. This course desires the students to develop a natural bent for helping others. The students will be able to learn to see a need and act to meet that need.

This course of clinical practice is designed for students with the delivery of client care in special unit in ICU and A&E in application on special care modules. Students will hands on experience in providing clients with physical and physiological requirement in the ward situation

This course provides the final year students with the opportunity to actualize their research proposal. For this component of the research, the students are required to collect and analyses the data and to disseminate their research findings.

This course provides knowledge on management and leadership which will include the concepts of change, team building, effective staffing and quality management. The components on medico legal and ethics are included to strengthen the impact of managerial and leadership roles

This course of clinical practice is designed for students with the delivery of client care in special unit ward in application on special care modules. Students will hands on experience in providing clients with physical and physiological requirement in the ward situation