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

1 Anatomy And Physiology EHAP 113
Chemistry For Environmental Health EHBC 113
Introduction To Soil And Hydrogeology EHSH 113
Introduction To Environmental And Occupational Health And Safety EHIH 113
English For Academic Purpose ENG 6112
U1 (Titas)/ Malaysia Studies (English) MPU 3123 / MPU 3173
2 Biochemistry For Environmental Health EHBC 123
Microbiology For Environmental Health EHMB 123
Diseases Related To Env. & Occupational Health EHDR 123
First Aid & Basic Life Support EHFA 423
Health Promotion & Education EHHP 123
English For Academic Writing ENG 6212
U1 (Hubungan Etnik) / U1 (BM Komunikasi 2) MOU 3113 / MPU 3143
3 Integrated Pest And Vector Management EHSW 313
Statistics In Environmental & Occupational Health EHBS 213
Epidemiology In Environmental & Occupational Health EHEP 123
Practical Traning I (Operational Area) EHPT 2214
Pratical Training II (Disease Control & Vector Control) EHPT 2224
4 Food Safety EHFS 324
Management Of Water Supply & Quality EHWS 323
Built Environment, Housing & Technology EHHT 213
Practical Training III (Built Environment) EHPT 2234
Practical Training IV (Food Safety & Water Supply ) EHPT 2244
U2 (Kemahiran Insaniah – Entrepreneurial Skills) MPU 3233
5 Integrated Solid Waste Management EHSW 313
Environmental & Occ. Health Legislation & Legal Procedures EHHL 313
Environmental & Occupational Toxicology EHOT 213
Occupational Health & Safety EHHS 313
U3 (Malaysian Background-Comparative Religion ) MPU 3342
6 Industrial Hygiene EHIG 213
Health Psychology EHPS 323
Industrial Ergonomic EHIE 232
Environmental & Occupational Monitoring & Surveilance EHPE 313
Environmental Health Risk Assessment EHRA 213
U4 (Soft Skill Application – Community Project ) MPU 3422
7 Ethics And Laws For Health Science Professional EHEL 413
Waste Water Management EHWW 413
Environmental & Occ. Emergency Response Management EHER 323
Management And Safety Of Toxic Substances EHTS 313
Research Methodology EHRM 213
8 Research Project EHRP 426
Industrial Training EHIT 4210

Entry Requirement

Pass STPM/Matriculation/Pre-University or equivalent qualification with minimum GPA 2.33 in 2 of the following subjects: Biology/Physics or Mathematics/Chemistry

A-Levels or equivalent qualification with minimum Grade D in 2 of the following subjects: Biology/Physics or Mathematics/Chemistry

Recognized Diploma with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field

Recognized Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field

South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Score 12 in 3 subjects including Chemistry & Biology/Physics & 1 other subject or ATAR 60%

International Baccalaureate (IB): Min. Score 24 including Chemistry & Biology/Physics

UEC: Minimum Grade B in 5 subjects including Chemistry & Biology/Physics & 3 other subjects

CIMP/Indian Pre University/CPU: 60% aggregate for 2 subjects including Chemistry & Biology/Physics

MUFY/UNSW/New Zealand Bursary/ American High School with Advanced Placement (AP)/ AUSMAT/ South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)/ HSC, Sydney Australia/Trinity College Foundation/Western Australian Curriculum Council/Western Australian certificate of Education (WACE)/Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)/Tertiary Entrance Examination/Ontario Secondary School Diploma: 60% aggregate for 2 subjects including Chemistry & Biology & Physics or ATAR 60%

English Proficiency:
Malaysian candidates: MUET Band 3 or IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550)
International candidates: IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550) paper based or equivalent

Career Opportunities

  • Environmental Health and Safety Officer

  • Industrial Hygiene Officer

  • Industrial Safety Officer

  • Environmental Consultant


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
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.
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