Nursing 6


The students have to successfully complete and pass the core, generic and complimentary courses before they could graduate. 

Core courses

  • A core curriculum consists of five inter-woven strands namely: basic medical sciences, nursing science and clinical nursing, humanities, scientific method and electives with ICT and information management skills incorporated in all components.
  • The programme’s design not only takes into account the core knowledge and clinical skill requirements necessary for safe professional practice in a variety of Malaysian nursing environments, but also attempts to incorporate relevant aspects of international educational practice.

Generic Courses

  • Generic courses are compulsory for all UNIMAS undergraduates
  • Each student must successfully complete a minimum of 12 credits of generic courses before they are permitted to graduate

Complimentary Courses

  • Complementary courses are offered by other UNIMAS faculties, which all undergraduate students must complete in addition to their core courses.
  • Each student must successfully complete 9 credits of complementary courses prior to graduation
  • Students with Diploma in Nursing are allowed to apply for credit transfer if they can provide evidence that they have obtained a good pass in relevant subjects from their former institutions and relevant experience, knowledge and expertise in a clinical specialty recognised by the university.

Soft Skills Course 

  • Soft skills course is a voluntary course for students of the faculty. It aims to inculcate interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills to produce better graduates in serving for community.

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