Master in Nursing Science (Research)

Master in Nursing Science (Research)


Master in Nursing Science (Research) aims to address issues and gaps identified in various fields of nursing including clinical and community settings. It also considers and attempts to contribute to the further development of nursing care through evidence-based practice and produce definite nursing guidelines to enhance the quality of care in Malaysia.  

Programme Description

The programme would facilitate the enrolment of Bachelor Degree holders who intend to pursue research at a higher level and support them to be advanced practice nurses to work as academicians, researchers, and nurse practitioners. At the end of this programme, the graduates are expected to be able to contribute to the nursing practice through evidence base in improving the quality of nursing care provision and quality of life of the patients and their significant others.

Duration of the study:

2 years full time or 4 years part-time programme (normal progression)

Entry Requirements

·       A relevant Bachelor’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent from  IIUM or any other accredited institution of higher learning 


·       Applications from candidates with other certificates that are recognized as equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or relevant professional qualifications (Registered Nurse) and experience that are recognized by the Senate of the University


·       Candidates must demonstrate a good command of the English Language. Our English language requirement is: 

       o   TOEFL 500; or 

       o   IELTS 5; or  

       o   English Placement Test 5 (administered by the University)

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

Postgraduate Fees Structure 2021

Student Affair

Deputy Dean (Postgraduate)

Asst. Prof. Dr. Lee Siew Pien



Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia,
Bandar Indera Mahkota Campus, 25200 Kuantan,
Pahang Darul Makmur.
Tel. No.: +609 - 570 7210 / 7202
Fax No.: +609 - 513 3615 

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