Academic Programme - Master of Nursing Science

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Department of Nursing
Science,

Faculty of Medicine,
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur,
MALAYSIA

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pathma@ummc.edu.my

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes
Bachelor of Nursing Science  Master of Nursing Science

MASTER of NURSING SCIENCE

 

Programme Structure

 

Overall the programme comprises forty four(44) credit hours.
The course within the programme, their credit rating and when they are studied are shown below

 

YEAR 1


Semester 1

 

Semester 2

 

Course

Credit Hours

Course

CREDIT HOURS

Health Assessment
Medical Statistics
Statistical Computing Module
Nursing Research II
Principles & Methods of Epidemiology

3
3
2
3
2

Nursing Research I
Issues & Trends in Nursing & Health Care
Reflection in Nursing Practice
Health Promotion

3
3
3
3

 

13

 

12

YEAR 2


Semester 1

 

Semester 2

 

COURSE

CREDIT HOURS

COURSE

CRTEDIT HOURS

Practicum in Nursing
Nursing Research Project I

10
3

Nursing Research Project II

6

 

13

 

6

 

Program Learning Outcome

At the end of this Program, student will be able to:

  1. apply scientific nursing knowledge during assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care.
  2. communicate efficiently as a leader and health care personal in the management of patient.
  3. evaluate the relevant nursing concept critically.
  4. apply critical thinking and problem solving skill in management of patient care.
  5. demonstrate professionalism when providing nursing care with the code of ethic.
  6. conduct clinical research to promote quality nursing practice.
  7. demonstrate positive attitude towards life long learning. 

 

Entry Requirements

Entry qualifications

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science with Honours or equivalent in nursing science;

OR

  1. An equivalent qualification approved by the Senate from time to time; and
  2. Registered with Nursing Board of Malaysia; and
  3. A post basic course of at least 6 months in duration or  two years working experience in relevant field.

 

 

Registration

This program is offered once a year. Academic session commences in September.     
Application can only be made at the time advertised.
Successful candidates will be awarded a Master of Nursing Science.

 


Programme Duration of Master of Nursing Science

The Master of Nursing Science programme is a two year full time programme. Each academic year consists of two semesters. The minimum duration of study is 4 semesters and the maximum duration of study is 8 semesters.

 

OTHER POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM (BY RESEARCH )

Currently ten students are undertaking the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in nursing and two students completing her Master by research (MMedSc) in the areas of critical care, paediatrics, neurosurgery, nephrology and management.
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