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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Environmental Health & Safety

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)70200/Course
FacultyFaculty of Allied Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyOccupational Health & Hygiene Services
Course Description

The course is designed to provide graduates with the necessary skills to make managerial decisions and provide leadership in environmental health and safety. The programme provides the necessary tools they need to be productive in management roles in their current occupations as well as advance their careers


Programme Outline 

Year 1 Semester 1


  1. Fundamental of Environmental Health and Safety
  2. Inorganic Chemistry
  3. Anatomy and Physiology
  4. Behavioural Science
  5. English

Year 1 Semester 2

  1. Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  2. Soil and Hydrogeology
  3. Environmental Microbiology
  4. Organic Chemistry
  5. Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B

Year 2 Semester 1

  1. Water Engineering
  2. Health and Safety Ethics
  3. Housing and Residential Environmental
  4. Environmental Biochemistry
  5. Malaysian Studies

Year 2 Semester 2

  1. Environmental Health and Safety Legislation
  2. Industrial Hygiene
  3. Water Quality
  4. Solid Waste Management
  5. Islamic Studies / Moral Studies

Year 3 Semester 1

  1. Management of Hazardous Substances
  2. Food Safety
  3. Legal Procedure
  4. Disease Control
  5. Environmental Health and Safety Studies

Year 3 Semester 2

  1. Environmental Toxicology
  2. Health Promotion and Education
  3. Vector Control
  4. Industrial Health and Safety I
  5. Occupational Ergonomics
  6. Health Safety Assessment and Audit I

Year 4 Semester 1

  1. Research Methodology
  2. Wastewater Technology
  3. Industrial Health and Safety II
  4. Fire Fighting and Emergency Procedure
  5. Health Safety Assessment and Audit II
  6. Health Risk Assessment

Year 4 Semester 2

  1. Project
  2. Practical Training
Entry Requirements
Qualification Academic Requirement Entry Level
STPM/A Level/Foundation in Health Science or equivalent Minimum CGPA of 2.5 in Biology and Chemistry AND credit in Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and English at SPM level Year 1
(4 Years)
Diploma Related Diploma from recognized institution with minimum CGPA of 2.75 Year 2
(3 – 4 Years)
Others Related Diploma from recognized institution with minimum CGPA of 2.75 and 3 years of working experience in related field TBC
Career Prospects
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Housing and Local Government
  • Industries
  • Port Authorities
  • Hotels
  • Waste Management Company
  • NGO’s
  • Land Development Authorities

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

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