Diploma in Environmental Health

Programme Overview

Environmental Health is a very challenging and dynamic field which comprises aspects of human health and disease that are determined by factors in the environment.

 

▪ It also refers to the theory and practice of assessing and controlling factors in the environment that can potentially affect health.

▪ Diploma in Environmental Health provides students with the theoretical and skill in environmental health management, workplace health, safety, noise control, health promotion, environmental protection and problem-solving skills.

Candidates in this field will learn among them the basics in the field of Health Sciences such as chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, structure and functions of the human body, statistics; including the research and control of related diseases, law, ecology, pollution, environmental assessment, land use and housing, environmental toxicology, environmental health promotion, occupational health and hygiene.

 

Career prospects for graduates in the field is open whether in the public, private or entrepreneurship sector. Among the fields related are Environmental Health Practitioner, Health, Safety and Environment Practitioner, Researcher, Academics and Consultant. Among the scope for Environmental Health in the industry is fields relating to Food Safety and Hygiene in the franchise industry (instant foods), Pests and Vector Control, Prevention and Control of  Diseases, Occupational Safety and Health, Water Quality, Solid Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management, Health Promotion, Ports, Construction Industry, Oil and Gas Industry, Hospitality Industry (Hotels & Resorts), Recreational Facilities (Theme Parks) and such.

For Malaysian Students

Pass SPM/SPMV at least 5 Credits:

1. Pass in Melayu Language

2. Pass in English Language

3. Mathematics

4. Any 1 subject (Science/ Physic/ Biology/ Chemistry/ Basic Science or Applied Sciences)

5. Any 3 other subjects (Include credit in Malay Language and/ English Language)

 OR

For International Student

GCE/O level with grade C for 5 subjects:

 1. Pass in Melayu Language

2. Pass in English Language

3. Mathematics

4. Any 1 subject (Science/ Physic/ Biology/ Chemistry/ Basic Science or Applied Sciences)

5. Any 3 other subjects (Include credit in Malay Language and/ English Language)

 OR

Certificate in related Health Sciences with minimum CGPA 2.75.  

Mode

Full time

Intake

December/January, April and September

 

Degree Level IPTA

• Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons.) Sarjana Muda Kesihatan Dan Keselamatan Persekitaran (Kepujian)

• Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)

• Bacelor Sains (Kesihatan Persekitaran Dan Pekerjaan)  

• Ijazah Sarjana Muda Sains Kesihatan (Kepujian) (Kesihatan Persekitaran Dan Pekerjaan)

• Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management 


Degree Level IPTS

 • Bachelor of Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health.

• Bachelor Of Science (Hons) Environmental Health And Safety

• Bachelor of Environmental Health & Safety 

• Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)

• Bachelor of Science (Hons) Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health

 

Year 1

Basic Mathematics

Chemistry for Environmental Health I

Anatomy & Physiology

Chemistry for Environmental Health II

Fundamental of Environmental Health

Microbiology for Environmental Health

Environmental Parasitology

Environmental Toxicology

Food Technology

Water Quality

Year 2

Legal Procedure

Pest and Vector Management

Pollution Control and Health

Food Hygiene and Safety

Urban Health

Environmental Health Education and Promotion

Disease Control Management

Environmental and Occupational Health Law

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Solid waste & Hazardous Waste Management

Research Methodology

Year 3

Health Risk Assessment

Occupational Safety and Health

Food Handler Course

Field Experience I

Field Experience II

Campus:

Plaza Permata

Programme Status:

Full Accreditation

Programme Code:

MQA/FA1406

Specialisation:

Environmental Health

Study Mode:

Full-time

Study Level:

Diploma

Intake:

January, April and September

Duration:

3 years