Diploma in Nursing

Course overview

Qualification Diploma
Study mode Full-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes July, October
Tuition (Local students) ₹ 1,003,281
Tuition (Foreign students) ₹ 1,107,195


Sunway’s Diploma in Nursing combines both conventional and state-of-the-art technological applications. The programme caters for those with a passion for nurturing the well-being of others. Students in this programme will be able to learn core medical and nursing subjects such as anatomy and physiology of the human body, nursing care and related support subjects such as communication and counselling. The course ensures that students acquire skills in caring, nurturing and counselling, while also working as a team to provide holistic healthcare for all patients. This programme ensures that Sunway University nursing graduates emerge as knowledgeable, competent and caring professionals when taking care of those in need of assistance from a healthcare perspective. The theory and practical assessments are conducted for each semester throughout the 3-year programme. Students will be awarded with Sunway University and the Nursing Board of Malaysia Registration Certificates upon successfully passing the licensure examination.

Students who enrol in this program are eligible to apply for sponsorship from Sunway Medical Centre which offers exclusive sponsorship to students to pursue nursing studies at Sunway University, whereby employment is guaranteed upon graduation.





₹ 1,003,281
Local students
₹ 1,107,195
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


₹ 2,624
Local students
₹ 12,245
Foreign students

Student Visa

₹ 41,985
Foreign students

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Entry Requirements


  • Pass with a minimum 5 credits (including Bahasa Melayu, English, Mathematics)
  • Candidates with a credit in either one (1) of the following: Science/Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Applied Science and credit in one (1) other relevant subject


  • Pass with minimum 5 credits (including English, Mathematics, Science/Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Applied Science)
  • All local candidates who possess GCE ‘O’/’A’ Level MUST possess credit in Bahasa Melayu

Unified Examination Certificate

  • Pass with minimum 5 credits (including English, Mathematics, Science/Biology/Chemistry/Physics/Applied Science)
  • All local candidates who possess UEC MUST possess credit in Bahasa Melayu

Other Qualifications

  • Any other equivalent qualifications*
  • Applicant with no standard qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis

*EQUIVALENT - refers to the overseas academic qualification obtained that is equivalent to SPM as approved by MQA


  • An APEL.A Certificate (APEL T-4) (Recognition of Prior Learning) 
    (Click on this link for further information on APEL.A)

Specific Requirement

  • For International Students - able to converse in Bahasa Melayu

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS or equivalent 5.5
  • TOEFL 515 (paper based); 215 (computer based); 80 (Internet based)
  • SPM English Credit

Candidates Health Status

  • Applicants are required to attend an interview session and pass a medical check-up


Year 1

  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Communication and Counselling in Nursing
  • Microbiology & Parasitology
  • Pharmacology
  • Principle and Practice in Nursing I
  • Principle and Practice in Nursing II
  • Professional Practice I
  • Professional Practice II
  • Psychology and Sociology
  • Surgical Nursing

Year 2

  • Basic Communication Skills for Nurses
  • Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Communicable Disease Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing I
  • Dermatological & Gerontology Nursing
  • Gastrointestinal Nursing
  • Haemopoietic and Oncology Nursing
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology Nursing
  • Orthopedic Nursing
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Professional Practice III
  • Professional Practice IV
  • Respiratory Nursing
  • Urology Nursing

Year 3

  • Community Health Nursing II
  • Emergency & Critical Care
  • Endocrine Nursing
  • Law and Ethics in Nursing
  • Management & Leadership in Nursing
  • Neurological Nursing
  • Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology Nursing
  • Professional Practice V
  • Professional Practice VI
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Research Methodology

Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects

For International Students

  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Integrity & Anti-Corruption
  • Malay Language for Communication 1
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies

For Local Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
  • Community Service for Planetary Health
  • Integrity & Anti-Corruption
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies

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