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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) Regular Class
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Quality Nurses are in great demand all over the world. With the rapid and technological advancement, there is also an increased demand for caring, highly knowledgeable and clinically competent nurses. There are ample opportunities for promotion, continuing education and self-development.

UTAR's Bachelor of Nursing Programme is approved by the Malaysian Nursing Board and is nationally accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. This programme aims to equip students with a strong foundation in the principles, theories and practices of modern nursing. 

This programme provides tertiary education that creates graduates who are strongly knowledge-based with the ability to think critically, perform competently in relevant skills, adapt and innovate to challenges and opportunities in the nursing profession. Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are eligible to sit for the Malaysian Nursing Board Examination to be licensed for practice as a Registered Nurse.

Programme Details:


Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Accreditation Status:   

Fully accredited   


4 years (Full-time)


May, October   

Total Programme Fees:   


Medium of Instruction:   



Sungai Long   


Faculty of Medicine and Health Science (FMHS)   

Career Prospects:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) 
  • Administrator 
  • Industrial Nurse 
  • Product Specialist 
  • NGO Charity Organisation 

Professional Recognition/Accreditation:

The UTAR Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) is recognised by the following organisations.

How to Become a Registered Nurse in Malaysia? 

To become a registered nurse in Malaysia, you must graduate from an accredited nursing course at the university. The UTAR Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) program is approved by the Nursing Board of Malaysia, which is part of the Malaysian Ministry of Health. Students who successfully complete their program and the UTAR professional examination will be able to sit for and pass the Nursing Board Malaysia Examination. Only by passing the exam will you be able to register with the Board and obtain your Annual Practising Certificate (APC) as a Registered Nurse in Malaysia.

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Sungai Long Campus

Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long, Cheras, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.

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