Project Description

Doctor of Nursing

(R/723/8/0028 (MQA FA0839) 01/24)

Programme Synopsis

The Doctor of Nursing is a 4 year coursework and dissertation based program offered via the distance and open learning mode. The program is for nurses to pursue their career pathway in clinical, education and research, while honing their critical and analytical thinking and decision making skills.

This terminal degree for nurses will prepare them for their future challenging roles in healthcare delivery. The program admits registered nurses who already have a Master of Nursing and they will be the future nurse leaders, academicians and researchers, contributing to the efforts of the nation’s high income, knowledge based population.

In the clinical area they will be the resource person as well as the experts in their selected field.

Kemasukan Biasa

  1. Ijazah Sarjana Kejururawatan, Sains Kesihatan, Penjagaan Kesihatan atau bidang lain yang berkaitan (Tahap 7, KKM); atau
  2. Kelayakan-kelayakan lain yang diiktiraf setara dengan sarjana (Tahap 7, KKM) yang diterima oleh Senat; dan

Keperluan Bahasa Inggeris bagi pelajar antarabangsa:

  • A minimum score of 500 in Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A minimum score of 5.0 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Normal Entry

  1. Master of Nursing, Health Sciences, Healthcare or other related fields (MQF Level 7); or
  2. Other qualifications recognized as equivalent to masters (MQF Level 7) received by the Senate; and

 English language competency requirements for international students:

  • A minimum score of 500 in Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A minimum score of 5.0 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Note:

  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Sem 1 RM4,590 Sem 4 RM4,590 Sem 7 RM2,110 Sem 10 RM2,110
Sem 2 RM4,590 Sem 5 RM7,650 Sem 8 RM2,110 Sem 11 RM2,110
Sem 3 RM4,590 Sem 6 RM4,590 Sem 9 RM2,110 Sem 12 RM2,110
Total RM43,260

* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.


Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.

Note

Processing fee:

  • RM50 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International Students)

Re-registration fee of RM220 per semester is chargeable for extension of Masters Projects

Financial options:

  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or

Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.

The program is offered in 12 semesters (4 years) with a total of 80 credits and 13 structured courses. The assessment is both continuous evaluation and a final submission of dissertation including viva. The final course is dissertation where the students will be able to select an area of study relevant to their previous background and experience where they will be expected to apply the research and statistical knowledge learned.

Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
NPPS 7103     PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 3
BPAW 7103    TECHNICAL/ACADEMIC WRITING 3
NPQR7103     QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS 3
NPPPP7103   POLICY AND POLITICS IN NURSING 3
NPHO7103    EVALUATION AND HEALTH OUTCOMES RESEARCH 3
NPHE7103    HEALTH ECONOMICS 3
BPS7103        APPLIED STATISTICS 3
NPED7103    EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN HEALTH CARE 3
HPEF7043     QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS 3
NPNI7103       NURSING INFORMATICS 3
NPCP7003      CONCEPT PAPER 4
NPRM7103     RISK MANAGEMENT 3
NPLE7103      LAW AND ETHICS IN NURSING 3
NPCP 7003    CONCEPT PAPER

NPND 7100-1 DISSERTATION  PROPOSAL WRITING /DEFENSE

NPND 7100-2  DISSERTATION PROPOSAL WRITING/DEFENCE/ETHICS

NPND7100-3 DATA COLLECTION , DATA ANALYSIS

NPND7100-4 DISCUSSION & PRELIMINARY FINDINGS PRESENTATION (SUPERVISOR) CONCLUSION

NPND7100-5 SUBMISSION

NPND7100-6 FINAL SUBMISSION /VIVA

40
Total 80
DR RASHIDAH BINTI SHAHRUDDIN
DR RASHIDAH BINTI SHAHRUDDINProgramme Director
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