KPJ International University College of Nursing and Health Science (KPJ University College) is a subsidiary of KPJ Healthcare Berhad, one of the leading private healthcare service providers in Malaysia. Established on April 1, 1991, it was known earlier as KPJ International College until it acquired University College status in May 2011. KPJ University College has been, right from the outset, a progressive and entrepreneurial institution of higher learning with an international vision, placing students at the core of everything it does.
KPJ University College is not only the first private nursing college to offer the Diploma in Nursing Programme but also the first to obtain the Diploma in Nursing Programme accreditation by Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA). Currently it offers diverse academic programmes ranging from certificate to degree, which includes Diploma in Nursing, Diploma in Medical Imaging, Diploma in Pharmacy, Diploma in Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Science (Hons) International Nursing.
KPJ University College’s role and objectives have become more significant in line with the growth of the industry, responding promptly to the human capital requirement for nurses and allied healthcare professionals to meet the needs of other private and public healthcare institutions in the country.
To date, KPJ University College has produced approximately 3,000 nurses and 2000 healthcare professionals with degree, diploma and postgraduate specialization qualifications. This tradition of academic excellence is further enhanced and galvanized by a team of dedicated, well qualified and widely experienced lecturers who inspire students to realized their potential and develop holistically. To further strengthen its academic excellence, KPJ University College has built strong international alliances with foreign universities primarily from Australia and UK. It has forged sound working relationships with University of South Australia (1994), Liverpool John Moores University, UK (1997) and Hertfordshire, UK (2009). This successful cooperation and alliance have provided the institution with an enriched combination of resources advanced, unique and professional support of quality and diversity.
KPJ University College’s graduates have an extensive and comprehensive network of KPJ hospitals located in most major cities in Malaysia as a training ground. This is further complemented and supported by a strong team and experts comprising medical consultants, senior nurses, allied health professionals and trained clinical instructors from KPJ’s 22 state of the art hospitals throughout the country. Therefore, graduates of KPJ University College are recognized for their clinical distinction, as well as hands on skill in providing best service value for patients/ customers. Leveraging on this established track record in Malaysia and abroad, KPJ University College graduates are poised to meet the challenges of the rapidly growing local and international markets, in support of Malaysia’s aspiration to be an education hub for the region.
For details about the programmes or advice in further education plans, contact KPJ University College (Nilai) at 06-794 2692 or KPJ College (Johor Bahru) at 07-335 2692 or visit www.kpjiuc.edu.my