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Bachelor of Environmental Health & Safety (Hons)

Offered by: MAHSA University

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Course Duration4 years
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Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
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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.


 

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.

Curriculum
  • YEAR 1 | SEMESTER 1
    • Anatomy and Physiology (Module Code: EHAP 6113)
    • Chemistry for Environmental Health (Module Code: EHCE 6113)
    • Introduction to Soil and Hydrogeology (Module Code: EHSH 6113)
    • Introduction to Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (Module Code: EHHS 6113)
    • English for Academic Purpose (Module Code: ENG 6112)
    • U1 (TITAS)/Malaysia Studies (English) (Module Code: MPU 3123/MPU 3173)
  • YEAR 1 | SEMESTER 2
    • Biochemistry for Environmental Health (Module Code: EHBC 6123)
    • Microbiology for Environmental Health (Module Code: EHMB 6123)
    • Diseases Related to Environmental & Occupational Health (Module Code: EHDR 6123)
    • Environmental & Occupational Health Legislation & Legal Procedures (Module Code: EHHL 6123)
    • Health Promotion and Education (Module Code: EHHP 6123)
    • English for Academic Writing (Module Code: ENG 6212)
    • U1 (Hubungan Etnik)/U1 (BM Komunikasi 2) (Module Code: MPU 3113/MPU 3143)
  • YEAR 2 | SEMESTER 1
    • Integrated Pest and Vector Management (Module Code: EHPV 6213)
    • Statistics in Environmental & Occupational Health (Module Code: EHBS 6213)
    • Epidemiology In Environmental & Occupational Health (Module Code: EHEP 6213)
    • Practical Training I (Operational Area) (Module Code: EHPT 6212)
    • Practical Training II (Disease, Pest & Vector Control) (Module Code: EHPT 6216)
  • YEAR 2 | SEMESTER 2
    • Food Safety (Module Code: EHFS 6223)
    • Management of Water Supply & Quality (Module Code: EHWS 6223)
    • Built Environment, Housing & Technology (Module Code: EHHT 6223)
    • Practical Training III (Built Environment) (Module Code: EHPT 6223)
    • Practical Training IV (Food Safety & Water Supply) (Module Code: EHPT 6226)
    • U2 Entrepreneurial Skills (Module Code: MPU 3232)
  • YEAR 3 | SEMESTER 1
    • Integrated Solid Waste Management (Module Code: EHSW 6313)
    • First Aid & Basic Life Support (Module Code: EHFA 6313)
    • Environmental & Occupational Toxicology (Module Code: EHOT 6313)
    • Occupational Health & Safety (Module Code: EHHS 6313)
    • U3 (Youth Development) (Module Code: MPU 3322)
  • YEAR 3 | SEMESTER 2
    • Industrial Hygiene (Module Code: EHIG 6323)
    • Behavioral Science (Module Code: EHBS 6322)
    • Industrial Ergonomic (Module Code: EHIE 6323)
    • Environmental & Occupational Monitoring & Surveillance (Module Code: EHPE 6323)
    • Environmental Health Risk Assessment (Module Code: EHRA 6323)
    • U4 (Community Work) (Module Code: MPU 3422)
  • YEAR 4 | SEMESTER 1
    • Ethics and Laws for Health Science Professional (Module Code: EHEL 6412)
    • Waste Water Management (Module Code: EHWW 6412)
    • Environmental & Occupational Emergency Response Management (Module Code: EHER 6412)
    • Management and Safety of Toxic Substances (Module Code: EHTS 6413)
    • Research Methodology (Module Code: EHRM 6414)
  • YEAR 4 | SEMESTER 2
    • Research Project (Module Code: EHRP 6426)
    • Industrial Training (Module Code: EHIT 64212)
Entry Requirements
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    • Pass Matriculation/Pre-University/STPM or equivalent with minimum GPA 2.33 in TWO of the following subjects:
      • Biology
      • Physics/Mathematics
      • Chemistry

OR

  • Pass A-level or equivalent with minimum Grade D in TWO of the following subjects:
    • Biology
    • Physics/Mathematics
    • Chemistry

OR

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

OR

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    • 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

OR

  • 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

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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