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Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons)

Offered by: MAHSA University
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
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Fees (International Student)Refer to Univ.
FacultyFaculty of Health Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyOccupational Health & Hygiene Services
Course Description

MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons) is a 4-year undergraduate degree programme that prepares students for a career in the management of health and safety in the environment, which encompasses a variety of situations and substances, including pollution, temperature changes and waste disposal. In an age of global climatic upheaval, the ability to improve the health and safety of the community in particular and the world in general has become a highly desired qualification.

Students will study a diverse range of exciting subjects such as the environment and how it influences human health and the spread of disease; the use of safety equipment in environmental monitoring; industrial, commercial and housing development; water supply and safety; food production and safety; occupational health and safety; air, water, soil, radiation and noise pollution; disease control; health surveillance and research; health improvement and community development; waste management; pest control; accident and disaster control; transport safety; risk management; adherence to environmental laws and regulations; and public relations.

Upon completion of this programme, students will be qualified to identify, assess, reduce and eliminate risk in various potentially hazardous situations and environments; effectively reduce, prevent and eliminate the risk of accidents and injuries at home, in the workplace and beyond; and recommend ways that the general public can be protected from potentially hazardous situations.

MAHSA University’s Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons) degree will enable its graduates to make the world a safer place.

Y1 | S1 Anatomy and Physiology EHAP 6113
  Chemistry for Environmental Health EHCE 6113
  Introduction to Soil and Hydrogeology EHSH 6113
  Introduction to Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety EHHS 6113
  English for Academic Purpose ENG 6112
  U1 (TITAS)/Malaysia Studies (English) MPU 3123/MPU 3173
Y1 | S2 Biochemistry for Environmental Health EHBC 6123
  Microbiology for Environmental Health EHMB 6123
  Diseases Related to Env. & Occupational Health EHDR 6123
  Environmental & Occ. Health Legislation & Legal Procedures EHHL 6123
  Health Promotion and Education EHHP 6123
  English for Academic Writing ENG 6212
  U1 (Hubungan Etnik)/U1 (BM Komunikasi 2) MPU 3113/MPU 3143
Y2 | S1 Integrated Pest and Vector Management EHPV 6213
  Statistics in Environmental & Occupational Health EHBS 6213
  Epidemiology In Environmental & Occupational Health EHEP 6213
  Practical Training I (Operational Area) EHPT 6212
  Practical Training II (Disease, Pest & Vector Control) EHPT 6216
Y2 | S2 Food Safety EHFS 6223
  Management of Water Supply & Quality EHWS 6223
  Built Environment, Housing & Technology EHHT 6223
  Practical Training III (Built Environment) EHPT 6223
  Practical Training IV (Food Safety & Water Supply) EHPT 6226
  U2 Entrepreneurial Skills MPU 3232
Y3 | S1 Integrated Solid Waste Management EHSW 6313
  First Aid & Basic Life Support EHFA 6313
  Environmental & Occupational Toxicology EHOT 6313
  Occupational Health & Safety EHHS 6313
  U3 (Youth Development) MPU 3322
Y3 | S2 Industrial Hygiene EHIG 6323
  Behavioral Science EHBS 6322
  Industrial Ergonomic EHIE 6323
  Environmental & Occupational Monitoring & Surveillance EHPE 6323
  Environmental Health Risk Assessment EHRA 6323
  U4 (Community Work) MPU 3422
Y4 | S1 Ethics and Laws for Health Science Professional EHEL 6412
  Waste Water Management EHWW 6412
  Environmental & Occ. Emergency Response Management EHER 6412
  Management and Safety of Toxic Substances EHTS 6413
  Research Methodology EHRM 6414
Y4 | S2 Research Project EHRP 6426
  Industrial Training EHIT 64212
Entry Requirements
    • Pass Matriculation/Pre-University/STPM or equivalent with minimum GPA 2.33 in TWO of the following subjects:

      • Biology

      • Physics/Mathematics

      • Chemistry


  • Pass A-level or equivalent with minimum Grade D in TWO of the following subjects:

    • Biology

    • Physics/Mathematics

    • Chemistry


    • Pass Diploma (Level 4 MQF) with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field


    • Pass Diploma (Level 4 MQF) with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years working experience in the related field


  • Other recognized qualification of equivalence

MUET Band 3/IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550)

English proficiency for international student: TOEFL (550) / IELTS (5.5) or equivalent

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Career Prospects


  • Environmental Health and Safety Officer

  • Industrial Hygiene Officer

  • Industrial Safety Officer

  • Environmental Consultant

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

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