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Diploma in Environmental Health

Diploma Kesihatan Persekitaran

Along with advancements in environmental health technology, this course is offered to fulfil the needs for skilled and trained environmental technologist to assist in the operation, management and enforcement of environmental health. Environmental Health Science Technologist plays a major role as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.

They involve primarily in assisting environmental health officers to evaluate and control environmental hazards, maintaining a safe supply of food and drinking water, improving methods for treatment and disposal of waste and researching the environmental impact to overall human health. They also involved in assisting the enforcement of environmental health laws and regulations in order to maintain a safe and healthy environment to live in.



Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1
    To produce graduates who are knowledgeable, technically-skilled and competent in environmental health.
  • PEO 2
    To produce graduates with effective communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills that upholds professionalism, ethical and social responsibilities to support their role in environmental health industry.
  • PEO 3
    To produce graduates with the ability to analyse and solve problems based on evidence and experience.
  • PEO 4
    To produce graduates who are committed towards continual improvement and lifelong learning.
  • PEO 5
    To produce graduates with entrepreneurial capabilities.


Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in Environmental Health Science will be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Apply the technical and scientific knowledge of environmental health principles.
  • PLO 2
    Identify, evaluate, prevent and support the control of contemporary environmental health problems to prevent recurrence based on evidence and experience.
  • PLO 3
    Contribute to the application of environmental health principles towards problem solving by taking into consideration of public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental considerations.
  • PLO 4
    Investigate environmental health problems and participate in related research.
  • PLO 5
    Select and apply current and available methods to solve environmental health problems.
  • PLO 6
    Function effectively as an individual who possess leadership, interpersonal and social skills to manage operational units in environmental health field.
  • 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 health practice.
  • PLO 10
    Adopt sustainable development principles in environmental health solutions.
  • PLO 11
    Demonstrate management, business ideas and entrepreneur competencies in the practice of environmental health.
  • PLO 12
    Demonstrate ICT and lifelong learning skills in their practice.

 

Career Information

Graduates of this diploma are qualified to work as Assistant Environmental Health Officer in:

  • Government sector (Local authorities and Ministry)
  • Private sector (Industry, Hotel)
  • Environmental consulting company

 

Semester 1

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Instrumentation for Biomedical Science
  • Cell Biology
  • Introduction to Healthcare
  • Technical & Communication English
  • Mandarin I


Semester 2

  • Islamic/Moral Studies
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Human Biochemistry
  • Basic Medical Microbiology
  • Human Pharmacology
  • Technical & Communication English II
  • Mandarin II
  • Co-curriculum I


Semester 3

  • Human Immunology
  • Pathogenic Microbiology
  • Health Science Statistics
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Vector Control
  • Technical & Communication English II
  • Disease Control


Semester 4

  • Air Pollution Exposure
  • Water Quality, Pollution and Control
  • Environmental Microbiological
  • Food Protection
  • Introduction to Legal Procedure
  • Scientific Communication
  • Co-curriculum II
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship


Semester 5

  • Malaysian Studies
  • Environmental Waste Management
  • Environmental Evaluation & Analysis
  • Introduction to Industrial Safety and Health
  • Management & Quality Assurance
  • Final Year Project


Semester 6

  • Industrial Training

Quick Points

Campus:
UniKL MESTECH

Status Programme:
Accredited

Program Code:
JPT/BPP (R/725/4/0025) 06/18, MQA A 8825

Specialisation:
Medical Science Technology

Study Level:
Diploma

Intake:
January & July Only

Duration:
3 years

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