Diploma in Nursing


The Universiti Malaysia Sabah Nursing Programme strives to excel in providing an education that is based upon the principle of the belief in God. Students are nurtured to be progressive, disciplined, integrated as well as balanced in their intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual outlook. These attributes will ensure that the graduates are equipped to contribute significantly towards the well-being of our society and Nation.


The Universiti Malaysia Sabah Nursing Programme strives to produce nurses who are competent and caring through its priority of academic excellence, training in holistic modern nursing practice and innovative research.


The Universiti Malaysia Sabah Nursing Programme will provide nursing education of the highest quality based upon the most excellent nursing standards that encompass preventive, curative and rehabilitative care. We emphasize upon a culture of professionalism, integrity and teamwork in the provision of best practice health care.

The Diploma of Nursing Programme has been designed to:

  • Equip nursing students with sound knowledge and skills required for professional nursing practice;
  • Provide a solid educational foundation from which students may proceed to higher levels of nursing education;
  • Value and nurture creativity in developing human potential; and
  • Encourage students to be both critical thinkers and independent lifelong learners.

In order to achieve these attributes, students are required to be proactive in all of educational activities of the Programme.