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Bachelor of Occupational Safety and Health (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Engineering Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyOccupational Health & Hygiene Services
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Course Description

The aim of this program is to provide students with the educational preparation and to address the humanities aspects covering communication and ethics, the aspects of management such as industrial psychology, management information system and the element of occupational safety and health such as industrial Hygine, Industrial Toxicology, Fire Prevention and Protection Syatem, hazard Recognition and Risk Management, Industrial Safety, Ergonomics, Construction Safety and OSH Legislation. 



UHL2412 - English for Academic Communications

UHR1012 - Islamic and Asia Civilizations

UQB**1 - Co-Curriculum 1

BUM2123 - Applied Calculus

BPS1313 - OSH Fundamental

BPS1323 - Introduction To Engineering Science

BPS1333 - OSHE Legislation

UHL2422 - English for Technical Communications

UHF11*1 - Foreign Language 1

UHM2022 - Ethnic Relations

UQ*2**1 - Co-Curriculum 2

BPS1363 - Industrial Psychology

BPS1343 - Fire and Building Safety

BPS1353 - Hazard Recognition & Risk Management

BPS1363 - Industrial Toxicology

UHF2041 - Foreign Language 2

UHR2012 - Islamic Institution

UHS1021 - Soft-skills 1

BUM2413 - Applied Statistics

BPF2413 - Management Information System

BPS3323 - Industrial Hygiene

BPS2323 - Behavior Based Safety

BPS2333 - Toxic &Hazardous Waste Management

BPF2123 - Quality Management System

BPS2343 - Occupational Epidemiology & Disease

BPS3343 - Emergency Response & Preparedness

BPS2363 - Ergonomics

BPS2374 - Exposure Measurement Techniques &Analysis

BPS2613 - Environmental Management and Green Technology

UHS2011- Soft-skills 2

BPF2113- Research Method

BPS3313 - Applied Mechanics for Safety

BPS3323 - Industrial Safety

BPS3613 - Business Continuity Plan

UGE2002 - Technopreneurship

UHL2432 - English for Professional Communications

BPS3343 - Accident & Incident Investigation Analysis

BPS3353 - Human Factor in Safety Engineering

BPS 3623 - Air Pollution Control Technology

BPS3512 - Final Year Project 1

BPS3343 - Prosess Safety & Loss Prevention

BPS4323 - OSH Management System

BPS4613 - Construction Safety

BPS4514 - Final Year Project 2

BPS4538 - Industrial Training

BPS4534 - Industrial Training Report

Entry Requirements





General Requirement
Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)/ Equivalent with credit in Malay Language or Malay Language Paper July and passed History (at least Grade E)
At least Band 1 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)
Level Requirement
Passed STPM with at least PGNK of 2.00 for the following subjects:
i. Grade C (NGMP 2.00) for General Paper
ii. Grade C (NGMP 2.00) for two (2) other subjects
Passed Matriculation/ UM Science Fundamental level/ UiTM Fundamental level with at least PNGK of 2.00
Obtained a diploma /equivalent qualification recognized by the
Government and approved by the Senate
Program Requirement

Passed with at least grade C (NGMP 2.00) at STPM level for the following two (2) subjects:

i. Mathematics T/ Advanced Mathematics T

ii. Chemistry/ Physics/ Biology


At least Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)


1. Candidates who took Biology with grade C in STPM must at least get credit in Physics during SPM.

2. Candidates who did not take Physics in STPM level are required to take Basic Physics in the university.

3. Candidates must at least obtained grade C for Physics and Chemistry/ Biology and passed English in SPM.

At least grade C (2.00) in Matriculation/ Fundamental level for the following two (2) subjects:

i. Mathematics

ii. Chemistry/ Engineering Chemistry/ Physics/  Engineering Physics/ Biology/ Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering


At least Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)


1. Candidates who did not take Physics in Matriculation/ Fundamental level are required to take Basic Physics in the university.

2. Candidates must at least obtained grade C for Physics and Chemistry/ Biology and passed English in SPM.

Obtained a diploma in Engineering/ Engineering Technology or equivalent for public/private institution/polytechnique with minimum PNGK of 2.50


Obtained a Diploma in Vocational and Technical (DKM/DKLM/DVM)/ qualifications in relevant field deemed equivalent by the government of Malaysia with minimum PNGK of 3.00 or average marks of 80%


Passed with at least grade E at SPM level for the following three (3) subjects :
  1. English;
  2. Mathematics; and
  3. Physics/Science

Candidates with no SPM, must pass a Bridging Program organised by their own institution or organised by the university


Candidates who did not fulfil the PNGK above but obtained PNGK 2.30 and have a working experience of at least 2 years in related field which could be considered.


At least Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

Nota :

1. Year of entry and actual duration of study is subject to credit exemptions approved by the faculty.

2. Bridging Program at UMP will commence in 2018.

Career Prospects

Graduate from this programmme will be able to undertake roles in the workplace as HSE Consultant, Safety and Health Officer, HSE Coordinator, Safety and Health, Supervisor, Lecturer and Trainer or Hygienist. 

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

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