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Programme : Diploma in Nursing

Diploma Kejururawatan

Programme Summary
Programme Code : JPT/BPP (R/723/4/0076) 10/18, MQA/FA 8735
Status Programme : Accredited
Institutes : Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine Perak (UniKL RCMP)
Specialisation : Medical & Allied Health Sciences
Study Level : Diploma
Intake : Jan&June
Duration : three_years


This course introduces the student to nursing as a professional discipline. It provides the student with knowledge and skills for an exciting career in a variety of nursing roles in various health care institutions. Students spend 3 years full time studying with practical experience in various disciplines at several government hospitals and health clinics in Perak. During this period they will be equipped with relevant exposure and experience for an exciting career in a variety of nursing roles and health care settings. Students in this programme are thaught at UniKL RCMP in Ipoh. Besides that they are also exposed to the clinical teaching and attachments in the Ipoh Hospital and in Teluk Intan Hospital. In addition, they are also attached to many clinics and health centres in the District of Hilir Perak. UniKL RCMP students are also encourage to be involved in organised field work e.g. at the Orang Asli Settlement. With these structures and organised approaches in the teaching of the nursing students, they will be more prepared to offer health care services to the community. Upon successful completion of the programme, a Diploma will be awarded by the University which is recognised by the Nursing Board of Malaysia. This course of study has attained the official recognition and the academic qualification being conferred is in compliance with the standard and quality set by MQA.

Programme Educational Outcomes:


  • PEO1                
    Knowledgeable, competent and innovative, which will contribute towards the human capital in the health care industry
  • PEO2                 
    Excel in leadership, teamwork and communication skills to support their role in the nursing profession
  • PEO3                 
    Committed to the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO4                 
    Practicing professionalism with ethics and social responsibility.
  • PEO5               
    Capable of embarking on entrepreneurial activities.


Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)


  • PLO1              
    Apply knowledge of nursing science to promote, maintain and restore health and prevent disease and injury to individuals, families and communities
  • PLO2              
    Integrate nursing skills to provide effective and comprehensive nursing care using nursing process
  • PLO3              
    Demonstrate understanding of the societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues toward individuals, families and communities and advocate responsibility for their own health
  • PLO4              
    Demonstrate commitment and accountability for professional ethics and responsibilities of nursing practice
  • PLO5              
    Practice effective leadership and teamwork and good communication skills as well as a competent member of a multi-disciplinary healthcare team
  • PLO6              
    Apply problem-solving skills in providing evidence-based nursing practice.
  • PLO7              
    Recognize the significance of research in nursing practice and develop self-awareness for continuous professional development and lifelong learning.
  • PLO8              
    Demonstrate skills of management, professional practice and entrepreneurship in nursing

Career Path

Entry Requirement

1)    A pass in SPM with five (5) credits in

  • ·       Mathematics
  • ·       Science and 
  • ·       three (3) other subjects
  • ·       and Pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English.

2)    Students must be certified medically fit by a registered medical practitioner;

3)    Student must not have any physical or impaired senses that hinder nursing dexterity;

4)    Female student must not get pregnant for the entire course.



Semester 1
  • Basic Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Principles of Nursing I
  • Practice of Nursing 
  • Psychology in Nursing
  • Competency English
  • Microbiology & Biochemistry
  • Clinical Practice 1
  • Mandarin 1


Semester 2
  • Basic Anatomy & Physiology 2
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Nutrition
  • Therapeutic Communication, Grief and Bereavement
  • Fluid and Electrolytes & Haemopoietic System
  • Dermatology Nursing
  • Clinical Practice 2
  • Co-curriculum


Semester 3
  • Sociology in Nursing
  • Alimentary & Endocrine Nursing 
  • Respiratory & Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Clinical Practice 3
  • Communication English 1
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Mandarin 2


Semester 4
  • Immunology & Epidemiology
  • Counselling, Health Promotion & Education 
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing
  • Genitourinary Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing 
  • Clinical Practice 4
  • Biostatistics
  • Communication English 2


Semester 5
  • Mental Health & Gerontology Nursing
  • Clinical Practice 5
  • Musculoskeletal & Neuroscience Nursing
  • Clinical Practice 6
  • Introduction to Nursing Research
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Interpersonal Skills


Semester 6
  • Management in Nursing
  • Clinical Practice 7
  • Otorhinolaryngology and Eye Nursing
  • Emergency & Disaster Nursing 
  • Clinical Practice 8
  • Amalan Islam di Malaysia / Religious Practices in Malaysia

Entry Requirement


Contact Us

For further information please contact

Marketing & Student Recruitment Division
Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Level 3, 1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur
(attn. Mdm Saralina Anuar)
Tel : +603 – 2175 4000
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