Diploma Occupational Safety and Health

Application Dates
Course Overview
Tuition Fees
RM45,000 - RM50,000*
3 years
Study Field

About the Course

Occupational safety and health is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people at work. The concern for occupational safety is not only for industries which are high-risk such as construction sites, ship yards and container terminals but also for non-industrial worksites. Apart from focusing on areas of health and safety, the curriculum integrates business management into the mix of specialized technical health and safety skills to balance scientific with real-world management. You will spend your final year in internship, to gain skills and exposure that enhance your learning experiences. The Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health programme at Management and Science University aims to produce graduates capable of maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the 21st-century workplace. You will be equiped to pursue your studies at a higher level or enter the job market.

Entry Requirements

  1. At least THREE (3) Credits including in one Science subject at SPM level; OR
  2. A PTPL Health Science Certificate with at least 2.00 CGPA; OR
  3. An equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate. 

Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is a three-year career-focused industry-developed programme of MSU’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (FHLS). 


RM45,000 - RM50,000

*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees

The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students

Among the Courses Offered

Year One

  • Anatomy and Physiology in Health Sciences
  • OSH Legislations
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Risk Management

Year Two

  • Machine Safety
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Chemical Health Risk Assessment
  • Transportation and Road Safety

Year Three

  • Risk Communication
  • Industrial Attachment

Career Prospects

  • Safety and Health Officer
  • Occupational Hygienist
  • Production Supervisor
  • OSH Investigator