Established in 1998, Nilai University is one of Malaysia ‘s largest private education providers and home to students from over 50 countries worldwide. Equipped with university-standard facilities ranging from modern and up-to-date teaching facilities, fully-furnished on-campus accommodation to complete sporting and recreational facilities, the university college offers you a vibrant environment in which to pursue your academic and self development goals.

Nursing Course

The Nursing Department believes that seeking holistic and quality nursing care is the right of every individual, family and community. The nursing program is committed to achieving excellence in breastfeeding education, research and practice. It sees health as complex and dynamic, and customers as a holistic individual.

Diploma in Nursing

Nursing is a noble profession whose primary function is to cure and to reduce the pain and suffering of the patient. This diploma is recognized internationally and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and the Malaysian Nursing Board (under the Ministry of Health).

This program will equip students with the skills and knowledge in the field of health, behavioral science and nursing to provide you with a solid foundation to become an efficient healthcare. Students will also be exposed to practical training at both public and private healthcare institutions. Duration of diploma program is 3 years and the intake of new students is in January and July.

Entry Requirements

Admission requirements for local students are SPM passes with 5 credits including Mathematics, Science (General Science / Pure Sciences – Biology / Chemistry / Physics) and 3 credits in other subjects, also pass in Bahasa Malaysia English. For international students, applicants must have an O-Level or equivalent with SPM with minimum of 5 credits including Mathematics, Science (General Science / Pure Sciences – Biology / Physics / Chemistry) and 3 credits in other subjects. International applicants must also possess English language skills, pass IELTS with at least 5.5 and TOEFL with a score of 550.

Bachelor of Science (Honors) Degree in Nursing

Bachelor (Honors)in Nursing will complete graduates with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of health science, behavior and nursing and focus on management and leadership. Teaching will be conducted through lectures, lab classes and practical sessions at both public and private healthcare institutions.Upon completion of the program, the university will ensure students are well prepared for professional careers in nursing and management. The duration of study is 4 years and the time of intake of new students is in January and July.

Entry Requirements

For local applicants, who take STPM or equivalent, they must earn a minimum CGPA of 2.5 (art stream students must have credit in SPM of Science Mathematics). For applicants from Matriculation, must pass at least CGPA 2.5 and for basic students, graduated with a minimum CGPA of 3.0. English language proficiency for local students is that they must pass MUET with at least Band 2.0 and for international applicants, pass IELTS with at least 5.5, and pass the TOEFL with at least a score of 550.


Universiti Nilai is one of the prestigious universities in Malaysia. 30% of its international student population will create a conductive learning environment in ensuring student excellence. Effective theoretical and practical learning will ensure the success of students as graduates and produce competent and competent nurses.

Built on a 105-acre site in Putra Nilai, a modern township strategically located 20-minutes from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and 40-minutes from the Kuala Lumpur city centre, Nilai University is by far the most picturesque college in the country. Over the years it has built upon our pioneer 3+0 degree programmes to produce our own programmes which are validated for their quality and accepted by leading universities in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland and Canada.

Nilai University was one of the first colleges approved by the Ministry of Higher Education to conduct 3+0 degree programmes. Nilai University was one of the earliest colleges recognised by the government to recruit international students. At present, international students from 40 countries worldwide make up almost 30% of the student population. In recognition of our quality services, Nilai University was awarded the Industry Excellence (Education Sector) Award by the Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation, Ministry of Trade and Industry Malaysia.

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