INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ART & SCIENCE (IUCAS)
International University College Art & Science (IUCAS) is established to solve the critical shortage of workforce in nursing field. IUCAS is a university college which emphasise nursing studies. It covers studies, research, practice and service. It started its operations in Cova Square, Kota Damansara. The marked difference is other colleges offer diploma in nursing but International University College Art & Science offers Pre-nursing and Undergraduate Degree in Nursing.
To achieve International University College Art & Science vision to be the academic excellence through teaching, research, practise and service, so the management strives to provide the best to the students. IUCAS has complete and good facilities for learning and training the programs offered. The facilities provided are hostel, library, air conditioned lecture rooms, computer lab, students centre etc.
IUCAS offers the basic studies and undergraduate degree in nursing. In fact the lecturers are professionals and experienced. Those interested to pursue nursing should not be selfish and self-centred. Nursing profession needs you to be cooperative and requires high teamwork. You should be prepared to give full commitment in whatever responsibilities given.
This Pre nursing course in International University College Art & Science has approval from Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA), the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, the Nursing Board Malaysia and the Ministry of Health Malaysia. The programme is only 1 year ; 3 semesters. I-UCAS offers scholarship to eligible students. Other than learning nursing the students are also taught English and computer for free. Those who are interested to pursue this course can apply online and the application requirements are
- Passed SPM with at least 5 credits in any subjects including Mathematics, Bahasa Melayu and other Science subjects.
- Pass English
The subjects taught in this 3 semesters are
- English for Nursing Practise
- Introduction of Human Body
- Principles of Science in Nursing
- Mathematics for Nurse
Upon completing the Pre nursing students can pursue their studies in the same field, Undergraduate Degree in Nursing. If this is done in IUCAS, the university will offer free hostel to the students, transportation, uniform and insurance.
Undergraduate Degree in Nursing
The Undergraduate Degree in Nursing in IUCAS has approval from Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA), the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, the Nursing Board Malaysia and the Ministry of Health Malaysia. The students can apply work in any government or private hospital. This programme is 4 years; 3 semesters/year. The students are exposed to clinical training. This IUCAS merge with other government and private hospitals for clinical training. The students also can attend English and Computer classes for free. Those who are interested to pursue this course can apply online and the application requirements are
- Pass SPM/ Matriculation with at least CGPA 2.50
- Pass pre Nursing with at least CGPA 2.50
- Pass MUET
The students are taught the following subjects
- Basic Medical of Sciences I & 11
- Phycology and Sociology in Nursing
- Medical Surgical Nursing I, II & III
- Nursing Pharmacology
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Nursing Practise
Once you complete this degree in IUCAS you are registered as Registered Nurse (RN). This registration is your license to be a certified nurse in government or private hospitals. You may pursue your studies higher by doing Degree in nursing abroad or in Malaysia. It does not end there, you may become lecturers in nursing field.