Faculty of Allied Health & Sciences

Diploma in Environmental Health

(R2/853/4/0028) (A 11379) 10/2025

Programme Description

This programme is a branch of Health Science programme which emphasises the concept of environmental conservation and rehabilitation related to human health. We produce graduates with effective communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills that upholds professionalism, ethical and social responsibilities to support their role in environmental health industry, and produce graduates with the ability to analyse and solve problems based on evidence and experience.

Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 95
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya campus

YEAR 1

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1*
  • Academic English 1
  • Chemistry
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Environmental Microbiology (i)
  • Environmental Physics
  • Professional Communication
  • Academic English 2
  • Introduction to Occupational Safety & Health
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Microbiology (ii)
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Instrumentation of Environmental Health

 

YEAR 2

  • 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

 

YEAR 3

  • Environmental Health
  • Education
  • Procedure of
  • Environmental Health Law
  • Urban Sustainable
  • Development
  • Food Technology
  • Recreational Water & Park
  • Industrial Training (I)
  • Industrial Training (II)

Entry
Requirements

i) SPM or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Malaysia and English and 5 credits in the following subjects: • Mathematics; • ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science); and • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English). OR ii) GCE/O Level or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Malaysia or English and 5 Grade C in the following subjects: • Mathematics; • ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science); and • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English). OR iii) Certificate (Level 3, MQF) related to Health Sciences with minimum CGPA 2.75. iv) *Pass SKM (Level 3, MQF) in relevant fields (HEP is required to implement a screening and bridging program which correspond to the program field)

For International Students

Senate minimum requirements: A minimum score of 4.0 in IELTS OR / Malaysian University English Test (MUET) with Band 3 OR its equivalent.

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