Diploma in Environmental Health

(R/853/4/0028)(A11379)10/2020

This programme is a branch of Health Science programme which stresses the concept of environmental conservation and rehabilitation related to the human health. Trained towards the promotion of public health of the rural population with emphasis on improving basic health needs of the community at large, such as sullage and human waste disposal, disease control and potable water supply.

Duration of Study

3 years

Credit Hours

94

Career Prospect

Assistant of Environmental Health (AEHO), Site Supervisor, Environmental Officer

Subjects Offered

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2/
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1*
  • Chemistry
  • Academic English 1
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Environmental Microbiology (i)
  • Environmental Physic
  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Occupational safety & Health
  • Academic English 2
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Microbiology (ii)
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Professional Communications/
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Instrumentation of Environmental Health
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Behavioural Science
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Soil & Hydrogeology
  • Water Quality & Safety
  • Wastewater Management
  • Academic English 3
  • Environmental Sampling & Analysis
  • Epidemiology & Biostatistic
  • Health Risk Assessment
  • Pest & Vector Control
  • Food Hygiene & Safety
  • Environmental Health Law
  • Control of Communicable Diseases
  • Toxic & Solid Waste Management
  • Environmental Health Education
  • Procedure of Environmental Health Law
  • Urban Sustainable Development
  • Food Technology
  • Recreational Water & Park
  • Industrial Training (I)
  • Industrial Training (II)

Entry Requirement

  • Pass SPM / SPMV with at least a credit in the following 5 subjects:
  • Malay;
  • English; - Science Subject (General Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physic,Applied Science) and
  • Mathematics;
  • 1 other subject: OR
  • Passed O-Level with at least Grade C in the following 5 subjects:
  • English;
  • Mathematics;
  • 1 science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science / Applied Science); AND
  • 2 other subjects, OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian government.

Additional Requirement for International Students - English

  • For international students, a candidate must achieve at least IELTS at least 6.0 or TOEFL 550 in writing or equivalent
     

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