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Now, with the collaboration between Open University Malaysia and IIHS (Learning Center for Open University of Malaysia), our Nurses will have the opportunity to upgrade their knowledge by furthering their education up to Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Nursing.

Nurses following this part time course could conveniently self-study and they are required to attend classes only three times per month. The convocation ceremony will be held in Malaysia.

Established on August 10, 2000 Open University Malaysia (OUM) is the seventh private university in Malaysia. OUM leverages on the quality, prestige and capabilities of its owners - a consortium of the 11 Malaysian public universities.

Striving on its motto of a “University For All” OUM subscribes to the philosophy that education should be made available to all, regardless of time, place and age.


Why study with OUM?

OUM programmes are designed by experts from the industry, academia and professional bodies and are approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), formerly known as National Accreditation Board (LAN).

Available anytime, anywhere and to anyone.

Advantage of completing your study at your own pace.

Reasonable fees payable by installments. 10% discount upon full payment of course / tuition fees. 75% special fee reduction* scheme for physically disadvantaged and senior citizens.

Bachelor (Hons) Nursing Science

This is a state-of-the-art open distance learning (ODL) programme utilizing blended pedagogy approach which comprises of face-to-face tutorials, modules, E-learning, skill laboratory and clinical practice. The blending of sophisticated instructional technology and the human touch of personal interaction with lecturers, tutors and clinical preceptors provides a unique learning experience that allows flexibility in pacing your endeavor to pursue continuing professional development. It seeks to enhance your contribution in meeting the healthcare needs of the nation and to future development of nursing care and profession.

This post-registration programme consists of various subjects including subjects of clinical specialties for your selection of 3 choices such as Critical Care Nursing, Trauma and Emergency Nursing, Paediatrics Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Oncology Nursing and Renal Nursing. This robust programme will empower you with in-depth knowledge, professional and clinical skills as well as the caring attitudes in your role as an expert nurse and leader in nursing.




• To Upgrade knowledge, skills and competency of registered nurses.
• To produce clinically efficient graduates.
• To cater to the increasing demands for specialised nurses in six (6) critical clinical areas i.e. Trauma and Emergency Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Pediatrics Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Oncology Nursing and Renal Nursing.

Core Subjects

• Management and Medico Legal Studies B
• Professionalism and Issues in Nursing B
• Advanced Nursing Assessment
• Teaching in Nursing B
• Nursing Research and Statistics B
• Research Project B
• Clinical Practice 9
• Clinical Practice 10
• Clinical Practice 11
• Clinical Practice 12
• Clinical Practice 13
• Clinical Practice 14

 Specialised Courses

• Critical Care Nursing OR Trauma & Emergency Nursing
• Pediatrics Nursing OR Mental Health Nursing
• Oncology Nursing OR Renal Nursing



Australian registration criteria from NHS


British registration criteria from NHS


 Duration of Study

The Bachelor Degree will take a minimum 2 academic years (6 semesters). With credit transfer, students may able to complete their studies in shorter period.

Entry Requirements

3 Years Diploma in Nursing recognized by the Ministry of Health Sri Lanka.


 At IIHS for 2 Years
(Part time)
Registration Semester
Fee (LKR)
Total (LKR)
1st Year at IIHS
1st Semester
2nd Semester   67,000  
3rd Semester    68,250
2nd Year at IIHS      
1st Semester   67,000
2nd Semester   67,000  
3rd Semester   67,000  
Total Fee    

Semester = 4 months
Financial Sources-Our Institute can assist registered students in applying for study loans from Bank of Ceylon.



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