Awarding Institute: 

This programme has been developed to achieve the following aims:

  • Promote the enhancement of contemporary nursing knowledge through the study of scientific & humanistic literature
  • Enhance the development of the intellectual skills of reflection and critical thinking and evaluation to promote & extend the personal & professional practice & roles
  • Promote the understanding of the changing nature of health policy & its impact on professional practice
  • Develop the ability to initiate change and promote & lead evidence-based practice
  • Develop knowledge & skills to act in the capacity of teacher & assessor

As a result of participation in this programme, you will be able to:

  • Reflect on your experience in professional and personal life and critically evaluate the contribution those experiences make to your professional practice
  • Critically analyse factors that influence the efficacy of managerial functions in health care settings
  • Demonstrate the ability to facilitate, initiate, lead & evaluate change in the practice environment
  • Evaluate the ethical, legal and professional framework that challenge professional decision-making and innovation
  • Through active participation, demonstrate the understanding for & ability to implement health promotion initiatives in practice
  • Facilitate clinical learning and evaluate his/her own skills in teaching and assessing, identifying strategies for further improvement
  • Critique and promote the use of research findings to enhance professional development in practice
Programme Structure: 
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 4


  • Developing an initial portfolio for practice

- Orientation: 2 weeks
- Study: 16 weeks
- Leave: 8 weeks


  • Challenging Professional Boundaries

- Study:10weeks
- Leave: 3 weeks​

  • Health Management in Practice

- Study: 10 weeks
- Leave: 3 weeks

  • Teaching & Assessing for Professional Practice

- Study: 10 Weeks
- Leave: 3 weeks

  • Research Methods

- Study: 10 weeks
- Leave: 3 weeks

  • Health Promotion

- Study: 10 weeks
- Leave: 3 weeks

  • The Project

- Study: 10 weeks
- Leave: 3 weeks

Entry Requirements: 
  • Registered nurse with the Nursing Board of Malaysia
  • Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent
  • Possess current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Entrants must have satisfactorily completed a 60 credit Level 2 Portfolio of Evidence to meet the criteria for study at Level 3
  • Students with evidence of alternative post-qualifying academic study equivalent to 60 credits at Level 2 will be considered for entry on an individual basis
  • 3 years working experience

*Note: All applications are individually assessed.


2+0 Degree Programme with the University of Greenwich, UK

Career Opportunities: 

Nurses are the largest single group of healthcare providers worldwide and with an ever growing population as well as a steady increase in the aged population, there is a high demand for qualified nursing staff within Malaysia and worldwide.

This increasing need for trained healthcare professional translates to abundant employment opportunities for years to come. As holders of the University of Greenwich BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Nursing, you are able to access many employment opportunities in the field of clinical nursing, healthcare, education and management, locally and abroad. You can hold positions as a:

  • Registered nurse
  • Nursing supervisor
  • Manager in a hospital
  • Educator
  • Industrial nurse
  • Product specialist