Diploma in Environmental Health

Application Dates
Course Overview
Type
Diploma
Location
Kuala Lumpur
Duration
3 years
Study Field

Course Overview

Environmental health is the branch of public health that is concerned with the effects of environmental factors on the health and well-being of people, including water quality for consumption, indoor and outdoor air quality, waste management, housing, contaminated land, food quality, infectious disease and hygiene.

The 3-year Diploma in Environmental Health programme provides students with comprehensive training in areas of environmental health, namely air, food and water quality, soil pollution, waste management, noise pollution, pest control, housing and the use of hazardous substances while also developing students’ knowledge and ability to respond to current and emerging issues.

The programme also places a strong emphasis on communication and educational skills, the principles of human behaviour, and the ability to resolve problems, with the aim of encouraging students to promote an understanding of environmental health and the role of their profession within the community and to be committed to ongoing lifelong learning.

Entry Requirements

SPM: 5 credits including Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mathematics and at least one Science subject (Biology, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Applied Science) and any other one subject

O-Level: At least Grade C in English, Mathematics and at least one Science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science) and any other two subjects

Intake Dates

January / March / April / May / July / September