International Medical University (IMU) is Malaysia’s first and most established private medical and health Sciences University.  IMU is here to stay with root going back solid 22 years.  IMU has a Tier-5 rating in the Setara ratings of Malaysian Universities and University-Colleges awarded by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). International Medical University is operated by the company IMU Health, a subsidiary of IHH Healthcare, which also owns the Singapore-based company Parkway Pantai, Southeast Asia’s largest private healthcare provider. The largest shareholder of IHH Healthcare is Khazanah Nasional, the sovereign wealth fund of the Government of Malaysia, followed by Mitsui and Citigroup.

Diploma in Nursing

Program designed to prepare students to be competent Registered Nurses with clinical experience at the Pantai Group of Hospitals and other approved Government Hospitals as well as Healthcare Centres.
The great news is graduates from IMU consistently securing 100% passes in the Malaysian Nursing Board Licensure Examinations. Plus benefit is employment is guaranteed for students sponsored by hospitals.

Course Fee

150 Sponsorships Available from reputable private hospitals, PTPTN loan or FELDA Financial Assistance.

Sponsorships* include:

  • Full tuition fee
  • Accommodation
  • Monthly allowance
  • Healthcare benefits


3 years


Mac/ July/ September

Degree in Nursing

Nursing is a noble profession. Nursing career advancement is a bright and vast field to venture. A qualified professional nurse combines knowledge (theory), skill (practice), creativity and intuition.
Nursing involves caring, nurturing, educating and research within the healthcare system. In employment market, nurse’s opportunities lays like a vast green field. Nursing graduate can be university professor, clinical specialist, research specialist or director of nursing. Experienced nurses with a degree can have own nursing home or nursery or go abroad for big money.


STPM – CGPA 2.50 (Science Stream)
-CGPA 2.50 (Art Stream students must have credits in

Mathematics and Science at SPM level)

Ministry of Education –CGPA 2.50

Foundation – CGPA 3.00
Students from both Arts and Science streams can apply.

English Language Requirement
Applicants are required to have this at the point of entry:

MUET Band score of 3 (for Malaysian students only)
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5 (for International students)
Those who opt for overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0

Minimum of 1 year in the same accredited institute.
Bachelor of Nursing Science (Hons) program was initiated as nursing education is a necessity. It is specially designed for registered nurses to enquire the necessary skills for a variety of roles.

The degree program has created an opportunity for RN to continue working while they pursue their studies. Bachelor of Nursing Science emphasise on reflective learning, interpersonal, team working skills and self-directed learning.


Diploma/Certificate in Nursing or its equivalent AND should be either
Registered with Nursing Board Malaysia or Nursing Board of country of origin, or its equivalent
Possess relevant current Annual Practicing Certificate/ License
Minimum 3 years of working experience

The NHEF was established by our Government to ensure that Malaysian students who are not financially well off could still obtain a good education in a Malaysian university.
Terms and Conditions

– The NHEF loan is only available for the local option programmes conducted fully in Malaysia.
– For Medicine and Dentistry, NHEF loan is available for both local and credit transfer programmes.
– The NHEF management board charges an administration cost of 1% per year of the remaining loan sum.
– Students will be required to obtain insurance coverage for the loan and the premium will be deducted from each semester’s loan
by the NHEF.

How to make an Application

Application for study loan can be done with Students are eligible for maximum loan of (Estimates only):

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)
RM8 500/semester RM68 000/4 years

Bachelor of Nursing Science (Hons)
RM17 000/year RM34 000/2 years

Other than PTPTN

  • Public service Department (PSD)/ Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA)
  • KUOK Foundation
  • Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA)
  • Yayasan Khazanah Scholarship
  • Employee Provident Fund (EPF)/ Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja (KWSP)
  • MYBRAIN15 (MyMaster & MyPHD)

International Medical University resources are channelled to medicine, health sciences and complementary education.  The education in International Medical University is integrated with research and healthcare practice with IMU Institute for Research, Development & Innovation (IRDI). The students in IMU is drilled into knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals who are critical thinkers, reflective yet proactive. This university emphasises its students serve the community by providing health education to the public, enhance communication skills and strengthen professional and technical skills in real world. The university curriculum has been developed to meet high international standards.

Main campus is in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. It has clinical schools in

  • Seremban & Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan
  • Batu Pahat & Kluang, Johor

International Medical University offers courses as below

  • Pre Universities Programs
  • Foundation In Science
  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Science
  • Dietetics with Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Chiropractic
  • Chinese Medicine
  • Postgraduate Degrees
  • MSc and PhD in Medical Health Sciences
  • MSc in Public Health
  • Master in Formulation Science
  • MSc in Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • MSc in Molecular Medicine

International Medical University was born for the sole purpose of bringing the medical education that young Malaysian students wanted to them.


IMU shall be an innovative global centre of excellence in learning and research, supporting a community of scholars and professionals committed to serving society, promoting the development of students to reach their true potential in becoming competent, ethical, caring and inquiring citizens and visionary leaders.
IMU is committed to academic freedom and the principles of equal opportunity in the pursuit and application of knowledge, the highest standards of intellectual, educational and research productivity; and the establishment of a learning organisation that respects the individual.


  • To further strengthen IMU as centre of excellence for undergraduate programmes in medicine, pharmacy and other health sciences programmes
  • To establish IMU as a centre for higher education providing training through multidisciplinary programmes
  • To establish IMU as a centre for postgraduate training and Continuing Professional Education
  • To train knowledgeable and skilful professionals with high ethical standards who will be dedicated to serve and improve the quality of life of the community
  • To train competent professionals with the use of innovative technologies of knowledge especially ICT in the teaching- learning process.


Aim to be an innovative centre of excellence in learning and research, producing competent, caring and ethical professionals who are lifelong learners.


  • Student Representative Council
    IMU students representative council is a platform for IMU students inacademic, student welfare and co-curriculum activities.
  • Student Club and Societies

Sports Clubs

  • Futsal (Female)
  • Basketball Club
  • Netball
  • Chinese Chess Club
  • Tennis Club
  • Swimming Club
  • Bowling Club
  • Badminton Club
  • Infinity Milers
  • Squash Club
  • Pool & Snooker Club
  • Table Tennis Club
  • Handball Club
  • Football Club
  • Foosball Club
  • Dart Club
  • Volleyball Club
  • Rugby Club
  • Chess Club
  • Chinese Martial Art Club (CMAC)
  • Taekwando club
  • Ninjitsu Club
  • Aikido Club

Social Clubs 

  • Yoga Club
  • Community Service Club
  • International Students Society
  • In Support of Women (ISOW)
  • Photography Club
  • Campus Friends
  • Helen Keller Society
  • Speech Club
  • AMSA
  • Debate Club
  • Editorial Board
  • First Aid Club

Culture & Religious Club

  • Choir
  • Buddhist Society
  • Movie & Music Club
  • Catholic Student’s Society
  • Christian Fellowship
  • Dance Club
  • Chinese Cultural Society
  • Music & Performance Club
  • Malay Cultural Society
  • Korean Cultural Club
  • Nihon No Sekai
  • Muslim Society

Major Events

  • Dr Mei Ling Young Cup
  • Friday Night Concert
  • Goodwill Games
  • IMU Art Competition
  • IMU Ball
  • IMU Charity Run
  • IMU Cultural Week
  • IMU Cup
  • IMU Martial Arts Week
  • Tan Sri Abu Bakar Cup


Medical Museum
Exhibits of anatomy models, charts, potted specimens, fixed learning modules, microscopic slides, videotapes, CD ROMs, radiography imaging etc.

IMU library is vast with 750 seats of various types with 11 discussion rooms. Contains more than 60 000 copies of printed books, 74 780 titles of e books and 6000 titles of online journals. The library is divided to 2 zones: Collaborative study areas where light discussions are allowed and quiet study areas for serious individual study.

  • Lecturers Hall
  • Laboratories
    Dental Skills Centre (DSC)
    Research Laboratories
    Multi-Disciplinary Lab (MDL)
    Nutrition and Dietetics Lab
  • E-Learning
  • Skills Centre
  • Clinics and Healthcare Centres
  • Student Lounge
  • Hostel

IMU accommodation is located at the Vista Komanwel (Bukit Jalil), opposite IMU campus. Rooms are single or twin sharing in first come first served basis. The rooms are fully furnished with internet facilities and recreational facilities. IMU students enjoy the convenience of laundry services and mini market short distance.
Vista Komanwel is strategically located within 10 minute walking distance to the Sri Petaling LRT station nearby to the Lebuhraya Kuala Lumpur-Seremban and Lebuhraya Shah Alam (KESAS). There is also a bus terminal nearby.
Within the location of Vista Komanwel/Covillea(Bukit Jalil) are the recreational centres of the Bukit Jalil Golf & Country Resort, Commonwealth Hill and the Bukit Jalil National Stadium which offer a variety of sporting facilities of international standards. IMU students will be surprised as they are surrounded with Carrefour hypermarket, retail outlets, banks, clinics, hotel, restaurants, post office, dentists, launderette etc.

With all the above facilities IMU students’ accommodation only cost between RM550-RM 1200/month.


IMU makes sure their students stand higher than the rest. IMU benefits from the industries in terms of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as below

Human resource development
Sharing and exchange of knowledge
Early opportunity of employment for IMU students

Seats are limited. Make a wise decision today for your bright future.