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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.



Programme Structure

YEAR NAME OF MODULE MODULE CODE
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 Requirement

  • 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

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

  • OR

  • 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 Opportunities

  • Environmental Health and Safety Officer

  • Industrial Hygiene Officer

  • Industrial Safety Officer

  • Environmental Consultant

Advantages

Quality
The Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons) is designed in consultation with a panel of local and international experts, resulting in a highly sought after curriculum that combines theoretical learning and practical sessions in laboratories and hospitals.
Clinical Exposure
Students of the Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons) gain experience in our rather exhaustive list of panel of hospitals throughout Malaysia
Affordable
Tuition fees for the Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons) are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.
Recognition
The Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons) is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and recognized by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
Awarded by
MAHSA University
The Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons) is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia