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Diploma in Environmental Health

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Allied Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyEnvironmental Protection
Course Description

Environmental Health addressess all the physical, chemical, and biological factors external to a person


Programme Outline 

Year 1 Semester 1


  1. Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Introduction to Environmental Health
  3. Introduction to Soil and Hydrogeology
  4. Chemistry I
  5. Basic Mathematics
  6. Physics
  7. Microbiology I

Year 1 Semester 2

  1. Microbiology II
  2. Water Supply and Waste Water Disposal
  3. Chemistry II
  4. Government Organizational Behaviours
  5. Food Technology

Year 1 Semester 3

  1. English
  2. Computer Applications
  3. Malaysian Studies
  4. Islamic Studies/Moral Studies

Year 2 Semester 1

  1. Food Safety
  2. Environmental Assessment
  3. Introduction to Environmental Toxicology
  4. Pest and Vector Management
  5. Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  6. Human Relation and Behaviour

Year 2 Semester 2

  1. Disease Control
  2. Land Use and Housing
  3. Environmental Health Promotion and Education
  4. Research Methodology: Principals and Issues
  5. Pool and Recreational Waters
  6. Environmental Health Law

Year 2 Semester 3

  1. Occupational Safety and Health
  2. Legal Procedures
  3. Bahasa Kebangsaan A / B

Year 3 Semester 1

  1. Operation and Administration Area
  2. Food Hygiene and Safety
  3. Water Quality
  4. Environmental Health Career Development in Government Agencies
  5. Legal Proceeding

Year 3 Semester 2

  1. International Health
  2. Environmental Health Career in Private Agencies
  3. Disease Control and Monitoring
  4. Environmental Health and Building Technology
  5. Environmental Health Studies

Year 3 Semester 3

  1. Comment on Practical Attachment
  2. Seminar
Entry Requirements
Entry Level Academic Requirement Duration
SPM Credit in BM, credit in General Science or any 1 Pure Science subjects & 1 other subject (not including Literature) 3 years


Career Prospects
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Housing and Local Government
  • Port Authorities
  • Solid Waste Management Company
  • Land Development Authorities

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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