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IMU Nursing Programme

Open and Distance Learning
(ODL Mode)
Nursing - Open and Distance Learning

About The Programme

The Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) degree is a part-time programme offered in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode, with minimum study duration of 3 ½ years. This ODL programme is specially designed and tailored to the needs of working registered nurses who wish to upgrade their Diploma in Nursing qualification to a Bachelor’s degree for career advancement while still remaining in their workplace.

This programme aims to enhance the graduate practitioner with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude required of a professional nurse practitioner in playing a variety of roles within various healthcare settings and community.


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Why Study at IMU?

An Established Private Medical and Health University

Better Preparation for Patient Care

Curriculum Benchmarked to International Standards

Opportunities to Work Overseas

Build Your Future Healthcare Professional Network

Offered as a Part-time Programme Through ODL mode

Key Facts

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) (IMU)

February and September

3.5 years* (part-time)

*After credit exemption from a 5-year duration. Subject to terms and conditions

(Malaysian & International)

** All tuition and ancillary fees are subject to annual increases, currency exchange rates, and exclusive of levy and bridging fees (if any).

Who is Eligible to Study?

For Malaysian Candidates

  • Pass Diploma in Nursing from a recognised institution by Malaysian Nursing Board (MNB).
  • Minimum TWO (2) years clinical working experiences.
  • Possess current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) for nurses from MNB.
  • For International Candidates

  • Pass Diploma in Nursing and Registered with the Nursing Council of the country of origin.
  • Minimum TWO (2) years clinical working experiences.
  • Possess Temporary Practicing Certificate (TPC) for nurses from MNB.
  • Industrial Partners

    Engagement and partnership with industries are key to the success to graduate employability, and we at IMU are proud to share prominent industry partners who have taken in our students as interns in preparation for future careers. The theories learned in the classroom are translated to real-world experience whereby our students are able to apply their knowledge in the workplace of their choice.

    Columbia Asia Hospital Puchong


    "Welcome to this unique, innovative and flexible nursing degree programme. IMU has designed this part-time ODL programme specifically for the needs of registered nurses like you, where you can further your study, advance your career while still working at your current workplace. The curriculum is designed in such a way that it is based on your prior learning and clinical experiences as a registered nurse. This degree programme will not only extend your clinical knowledge, but it will also improve your personal development and critical thinking skills on how to apply work experiences, extrapolate evidence-based nursing knowledge in responding to various challenges and adapting to constant changes within the healthcare delivery system."

    Lecturer & Programme Director

    RN, Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Nursing (IMU), BNurs (Monash), PGrad. Diploma in Diabetes (South Wales UK), MNurs (Monash)

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