Faculty of Allied Health & Sciences

Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health

(R2/862/4/0036) (A 8402) 01/2024

Programme Description

This programme will introduce the learners to the skills of hazard identification, risk assessment and control of hazards at the workplace. We aim to builds a more competent, happier and healthier workforce. Enables organizations to meet customers’ OHS expectations. Encourages the workforce in general to stay longer in active life.

Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 90
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya campus

YEAR 1

  • Basic Entrepreneurship/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Academic English 1
  • Introduction to Occupational Safety & Health
  • Introduction to Human Biology
  • Professional Communication/ Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Chemistry
  • Penghayatan Etika & Peradaban/ Falsafah & Etika Peradaban
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Academic English 2
  • Physics
  • Computer Software Applications

 

YEAR 2

  • Industrial Toxicology
  • Industrial Safety
  • Emergency Preparedness & Response Ergonomics
  • Building Materials & Technology 1
  • OSH Legislation
  • OSH Risk Management
  • Behavioral Based Safety
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Occupational Diseases & Control
  • Environmental Management & Sustainability
  • Academic English 3

 

YEAR 3

  • Hazardous Chemical Management
  • Fire Safety
  • Integrated Management System
  • Industrial Training 1
  • Industrial Training 2

Entry
Requirements

i) SPM or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Malaysia and English and 3 credits in the following subjects: • Mathematics or ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General science); and • Any other TWO subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English). OR ii) GCE/O Level or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Malaysia and English and 3 credits (Grade C) in the following subjects: • Mathematics or ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General science); and • Any other TWO subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English). OR iii) Certificate (Level 3, MQF) related to Health Sciences with minimum CGPA 2.50 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) OR

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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