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Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)

Sarjana Muda Kesihatan Persekitaran (Kepujian)

This Bachelor of Medical Science Technology in Environmental Healthcare (Hons.) course is designed to prepare students for the technical and professional demands of careers dedicated to the protection of human health and environment. This course embraces broad environmental ethics through human cooperation with nature, including safe home and workplace, clean water supplies, safe and available food supply, waste management and careful resource management for the future.

With the development rising and population growing, this Environmental Healthcare course should be able to produce highly specialized trained workforce equipped with knowledge on theory and practical aspects to protect the environment and the well-being of Malaysian citizens.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1
    To produce graduates who are knowledgeable, technically-skilled, competitive, and innovative in environmental healthcare industry.
  • PEO 2
    To produce graduates with effective leadership, communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills that upholds professionalism, ethical and social responsibilities to support their role in environmental healthcare industry.
  • PEO 3
    To produce graduates with the ability to analyse and solve problems as well as to evaluate and make decisions critically and creatively based on evidence and experience.
  • PEO 4
    To produce graduates who are committed to lifelong learning and continuous improvement.
  • PEO 5
    To produce graduates with technopreneurial, management and business capabilities.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in medical science will be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Apply the technical and scientific knowledge to assess as well as monitor the environment and human health.
  • PLO 2
    Anticipate, evaluate, prevent and control contemporary environmental healthcare problems to prevent recurrence.
  • PLO 3
    Conduct supervised research that identify and analyze critically environmental healthcare problems, while providing solutions based on evidence.
  • PLO 4
    Present and utilize information and findings coherently.
  • PLO 5
    Select and apply current and available methods to solve environmental healthcare problems.
  • PLO 6
    Function effectively as an individual who possess leadership, interpersonal and social skills while collaborating with healthcare and other professionals of all levels.
  • PLO 7
    Communicate effectively on environmental health problems with peers, healthcare professionals, stakeholders and the community at large.
  • PLO 8
    Demonstrate sensitivities and responsibilities towards the community, culture, religion and environment
  • PLO 9
    Adhere to legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and norms of code of conduct in environmental healthcare practice
  • PLO 10
    Adopt sustainable development principles in environmental healthcare solutions.
  • PLO 11
    Demonstrate management, business ideas and technopreneurial competencies in the practice of environmental health.
  • PLO 12
    Utilize ICT and lifelong learning skills in their environmental healthcare practice

Career Information

Graduates of this bachelor are qualified to work with government sector (local authorities and ministries) as Environmental Health Officer or Environmental Officer and privates sector (Environmental Executive or Consultant).

Semester 1

  • Fundamental English
  • Professional English 1
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
  • Technopreneurship
  • Cell Biology

Semester 2

  • Basic Microbiology
  • Human Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Basic Occupational Safety & Health
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Professional English 2

Semester 3

  • Principles of Psychology
  • Principles of Human Nutrition
  • Basic Human Genetics
  • Environmental Health Law
  • Communicable & Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Innovation Management
  • Foreign Language 1

Semester 4

  • Principle of Immunology
  • Air Quality Assessment & Control
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Environmental & Occupational Management Systems
  • Pest & Vector Control
  • Foreign Language 2
  • Isu-Isu Kontemporari Muslim di Malaysia / Culture and Lifestyle in Malaysia

Semester 5

  • Scientific Communication
  • Biostatistics
  • Land Use and Housing
  • Industrial Hygiene & Ergonomics
  • Environmental Health Epidemiology
  • Co-curriculum
  • Human Behavioral Sciences

Semester 6

  • Food Hygiene & Technology
  • Water and Sewage Management
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Radiation Protection
  • Final Year Project 1

Semester 7

  • Environmental Health Education & Promotion
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Health Risk Assessment
  • Final Year Project 2

Semester 8

  • Industrial Training


  • Entry Requirement:
    Local Student

    • Obtained MUET Band 3 or IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550) AND; Local students must meet the English language competency as specified in the programme standard, except for:
      1. individual with academic qualification from institutions that use English language as the medium of instruction; or
      2. individual who studied in Malaysia and intended to further study are subject to item (i); or
      3. individual with O-Level or A-Level qualifications; AND
    • Pass Matriculation/Pre-University/STPM programme or equivalent qualification with minimum GPA 2.33 in (2) TWO of following subjects: Biology, Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry OR
    • A-Level programme of equivalent qualification with minimum Grade D in TWO of the following subjects: Biology, Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry; OR
    • Recognised Diploma with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field; OR
    • Recognised Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field.
    • Foreign Students Candidate should obtained IELTS (5.5)/ TOEFL (550) paper-based or equivalent.

    International Student

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Quick Points


Status Programme:

Program Code:
JPT/BPP (R2/853/6/0017) 06/23, MQA A8828

Medical Science Technology

Study Level:
Bachelor Degree

January & September Only

4 years

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