Diploma in Nursing

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New intake will be open every April, August and November over the year


3 Years or 9 Semesters of study

Tuition Fee

Tuition fee for local student is RM 44,925 and for international student is RM 67,165.

*The policies, regulations, procedures and fees are subject to change without prior notice of UNISEL.

Entry Requirements for Diploma in Nursing

Local Student

Passed SPM or equivalent with FIVE (5) credits including the following subjects:  


  • Passed SPM
  • Possess Assistant Nurse Certificate/Community Nurse Certificate
  • Registered with the MNB
  • Possess current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) for nurses from MNB
  • Minimum three (3) years of clinical working experience

International Student

GCE/O-Level or equivalent with FIVE credits (Grade C) in the following subjects: 

Proficiency in English (Required for those whose medium of instruction is no in the English language.)

Pass International English Language Testing Services (IELTS) with a minimum of 5.5


  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
    • TOEFL Paper Based Test (TOEFL PBT) a minimum score of 515
    • TOEFL Computer Based Test (TOEFL CBT) a minimum score of 215
    • TOEFL Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) a minimum score of 80
  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)
  • Cambridge Proficiency English (CPE)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Diploma in Nursing Study Curriculum

All courses are listed according to the first cohort (April intake). If you are interested to know more for other cohorts (August and November intake), feel free to contact coordinators from Diploma in Nursing.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Future Pathway

Careers for Diploma in Nursing

Government and Private Healthcare

A qualified graduates Diploma in Nursing Unisel will be sitting for Registration Examination conducted by the Malaysian Nursing Board (Lembaga Jururawat Malaysia, LJM) in order to be given License to practice as a Professional Nurse.

Professional Nurses have a choice to specialize in various fields such as Midwifery, Pediatrics, Cardiothoracic, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Medical and Surgical, Gerontology, Emergency & Traumatology, Renal, Oncology, Maternal Child Health, Public health and many more. Overall, the demand for professionally trained and qualified nurses is higher in Malaysia even than elsewhere in the world. At least 130,000 nurses need to be trained by the year 2020 to meet WHO’s nurse-to-patient ratio (1:200).

Do you have any inquiry regarding Diploma in Nursing program?

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