Bachelor of Nursing Science (Hons)(N/723/6/0161) (06/22) (MQA/PA 5046)

Senior woman in wheelchair talking to a nurse in a hospital


This three-year diploma in nursing program is a pre-registration course aims to train students to be a nurse practitioner. The first cohort of this program had graduated in 2011 and AIMST graduates had secured high employability locally and internationally. AIMST University aspires to produce professional and efficient nurses to provide optimal health care to the community. The program is designed to nurture caring, competent and professional nurses to meet complex human needs in a competitive global market. Students who graduated from this program and passed the board licensure examination will be registered with the Malaysia Nursing Board and fit to practice as a registered nurse in the public and private healthcare sector.

Nursing is a noble career option. It’s a career that allows you to help save people’s lives, bring cheer, and comfort to those in need. The nursing career is very gratifying and rewarding in terms of the joys it brings. Being a nurse can be an exciting career option for both men and women. You’ll learn the value of life as a nurse when you see people fighting to stay alive. Every breath of life is a gift and no one learns this lesson better than someone who nurses a dying patient day and night. People with strong values, respect for human life, compassion for suffering and empathy will be attracted to the nursing career.

This field has a lot to offer; If you’re a great nurse, you’ll always be in demand and there are many job opportunities from which you can opt for and you can choose many different paths in the course of your career. There aren’t that many careers that allow you this kind of diverse job opportunity. Apart from this, you have job security, with good wages, a challenging atmosphere, and the chance to learn and grow into different paths. The nursing career is fast-paced and you have to be an energetic individual who can multi-task and manage priorities to opt for this career. Nursing jobs are in high demand; this field is experiencing significant growth and you can be right there, harvesting the growth and learning opportunities.


CoursesMinimum Entry Requirements

Programme Outline

Components of the Programme

Year 1
Semester 1

  • Human Bioscience I
  • Human Bioscience II
  • Microbiology and Nutrition
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Clinical Experience I

Semester 2

  • Safety in Health Care & Applied
  • Pharmacology
  • Integumentary Nursing and Perioperative Care
  • Respiratory Nursing
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Clinical Experience II
Year 2
Semester 1

  • Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Musculoskeletal & Nephro– Urinary Nursing
  • Sensory, Hematology & Oncology Nursing
  • Introduction to Communication
  • English for Specific Academic Purpose (ESAP)
  • Clinical Experience 5

Semester 2

  • Epidemiology & Communicable Disease
  • Women’s Health Nursing
  • Gastroenterological Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • English for Professional Purpose (EPP)
  • Clinical Experience IV
Year 3
Semester 1

  • Neuro-Endocrine Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • First Aid, Emergency & Disaster
  • Nursing, Critical Care Nursing Elderly Care Nursing
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A)
  • Clinical Experience V

Semester 2

  • Nursing Research & Statistics
  • Clinical Decision Making skills
  • Clinical Sub-specialties Adult Nursing (Medical-Surgical)
  • Clinical Sub-specialties Child Health Nursing
  • Clinical Experience VI
Year 4
Semester 1

  • Nursing Research Project
  • Health Promotion and Client Education
  • General Psychology
  • Sociological Aspects
  • Clinical Experience VII
  • Clinical Experience VIII

Semester 2

  • Transition to Professional Nursing
  • Nursing Management & Effective Leadership
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
  • Activities / projects
  • Clinical Experience IX
  • Clinical Experience


STPM Pass or equivalent with minimum CGPA ≥ 2.5
A- Level Pass with minimum Grade C Three (3) other subjects
Matriculation / Diploma /
Foundation In Science
CGPA ≥ 2.5
*Credit transfer not allowed


AIMST provides a good experience and a solid platform especially in improving my communication skills in English. AIMST provides quality nursing education and gave me a good start to my nursing career. I really cherish the memorable moments with peers and lecturers from the School of Nursing, AIMST University.


Sivanthiran Muniandy


AIMST University nurtures caring attitude and inculcates human value for graduate nurses to serve the society. The learning environment, resources and teaching faculty at AIMST is superb for anyone who aspires to pursue their dream to be a nurse!


Esther Martin