Awarding Institution: 

Awarded by SEGi

Full Time Duration: 
2 to 2½ years
Intake Dates: 
Please refer directly to the respective SEGi campus


The Diploma in Nursing is designed to prepare students to be qualified as a Registered Nurse. This programme focuses both on the ‘care’ aspects of nursing as well as the ‘science’ of healthcare. Students will undergo a complete learning experience involving classroom work, activities at simulation wards, practical room and skills lab, and earn real life experience during attachments with partner hospitals and community health clinics.

The programme is approved by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). It is also accredited by the Malaysian Ministry of Health (MoH) and Malaysian Nursing Board. Students who pass the final examinations, including the Malaysian Nursing Board examinations, will graduate and be eligible to register with the Malaysian Nursing Board.

Career Opportunities

Holders of the SEGi Diploma in Nursing are able to access many employment opportunities in the field of clinical nursing, healthcare, education and management, locally and abroad. They can hold positions as a registered nurse, nursing supervisor, manager in a hospital, educator, industrial nurse, product specialists, etc.

Entry Requirements

  • SPM / O-Level / SM2 or equivalent with a minimum of 5 credits inclusive of Mathematics and Science.
  • Pass in Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Inggeris

Programme Modules

Health Sciences Behavioural Sciences Nursing Sciences
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Anesthesia
  • Microbiology & Parasitology
  • Psychology
  • Communication
  • Human & Public Relations
  • Sociology
  • Medico-Legal Aspects
  • Professional Development
  • Principles of Management and
  • Health System Research
  • Principles and Practice of Nursing
  • Infections & Infl ammatory Disease, Burn & Scalds, Fluid & Electrolyte
  • Haemopoietic
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Reproductive System
    (i) Obstetrics, and
    (ii) Gynaecology
  • Musculo
    - Skeletal System
  • Genito Urinary Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Gerontology
  • Environmental Health
  • Nervous System & Endocrine System
  • Dermatological
  • Epidemiology
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Opthalmologocal & Ear, Nose, Throat Nursing
  • Communicable Disease
  • Principles of Management
  • Emergency & Disaster Nursing