About the Course

The Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Midwifery) equips student with pertinent knowledge and skills to become sensitive, safe and competent midwives who will be able to meet the needs of mother and child and their families during the time of birth. It is planned especially for Registered Nurses who have obtained their Diploma in Nursing or Bachelor of Nursing. Upon completion of the course, the graduate can safely provide maternity and child health services in various aspects of obstetrics, gynaecology and neonatology.

Entry Requirements

Malaysian Candidate

Possess Diploma in Nursing from recognized institution by MNB
Registered with Malaysia Nursing Board (MNB)
Possess current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) for nurses from MNB
Minimum 2 years clinical working experience

International Candidate:           

Possess Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution by MNB
Registered with the Nursing Council of the country of origin
Minimum 2 years clinical working experience
Possess three months experience in related specialty
Pass IELTS minimum score of 5.5/TOEFL with minimum 515/215/80


Health Status:

Student must be certified medically fit by registered medical practitioner within 1 month from commencement of the nursing program. Student must be free from any of the following condition

  • Any serious medical conditions
  • HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis B or C,
  • mental health disorders, Epilepsy
  • Colour blindness.

Student must not have any physical disability or impaired sense that hinder nursing dexterity


Duration of Study

1 Year (3 semesters)

Credit Hours

40 Credit Hours


(N/723/5/0175) (03/24) (MQA/PA 9012)


RM20,000 - RM25,000

*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees

The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students


Among the Courses Offered

Health assessment
Promotion and Education
Medical Diseases, Abnormal Pregnancy & Abnormal Labor
Perinatal & Neonatal Introduction to Midwifery Normal Pregnancy and Normal Labor
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Emergency
Community Health Nursing Research methods and Statistics
Clinical Practice I, II and III.

Career Prospects

Registered Midwifery locally and international, Lactation Nurse

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