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Bachelor of Environmental Health & Safety HONS (ODL) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode ONLINE
  Duration 4 Years
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Overview of Bachelor of Environmental Health & Safety HONS (ODL) in MAHSA University Malaysia

The Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons) ODL is a 4-year undergraduate degree programme that prepares students for a career in environmental health and safety. This programme offered by MAHSA University employ’s innovative teaching and learning approach through online and distance learning (ODL) delivery modes.

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is the study of science and practices of public health concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment affecting human health and its related issues that impacts communities, alongside promoting sustainable living conditions. Students will study disease prevention and control, food safety and hygiene, drinking water quality and supply, solid waste management and cleansing, pest and vector management, environmental health legislation, international health and management, waste water treatment and management, occupational health and safety, risk management and assessment, emergency response management, industrial hygiene and environmental health activities in local authorities. The scope for environmental health related activities are wide and encompasses future advances and technologies.

There is an increased and continued demand for expertise in the EHS field locally and globally. EHS graduates are much sought after in various industrial and manufacturing segments including government linked agencies. Here at MAHSA, we has taken the bold step to envisage the global and national vision of the current and future industrial revolution by molding sound graduates with all rounded qualities coupled with the necessary talent and skills to lead the ever-evolving environmental health and safety landscape The ODL teaching methods include lecture and tutorial sessions on the e-learning platform.

Self–instructional materials will be uploaded to the online forum prior to lecture or tutorial sessions. Integrative teaching approaches through discussion and seminars will be held through this online platform. Lecturers will facilitate learning through the use of case scenarios. Practical sessions will be conducted through face-to-face teaching where hands–on skills can be demonstrated.

Programme Structure

Programme Structure of Bachelor of Environmental Health & Safety HONS (ODL) in MAHSA University Malaysia




Anatomy & Physiology Chemistry for Environmental Health


Introduction to Public and Environmental Health


Introduction to Soil and Hydrogeology


Biochemistry for Environmental Health


Microbiology for Environmental Health


Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases Control


Epidemiology and Biostatistics


Pest and Vector Management


English for Health Science


Malaysia Studies


Islamic Studies/Moral Education


Research Methodology


Built Environment, Housing and Technology


Environmental Health Risk Assessment


Environmental and Occupational Toxicology


Applied Ecology


Health Promotion and Education


Practical Training


Integrated Solid Waste Management


Management and Safety of Toxic Substances


Pollution and Environmental Monitoring and Management


Occupational Health and Safety


Environmental Health Legislation


Food Safety and Management


Water supply and Quality Management


Environmental and Occupational Emergency Response Management


Healthcare Management


Health Psychology


English for Research Writing


Waste Water Management


Ethics and Laws for Health Science Professional


First Aid and Basic Life Support




Research Project


Industrial Training

Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Bachelor of Environmental Health & Safety HONS (ODL) in MAHSA University Malaysia


    Minimum CGPA of 2.50 Chemistry and Biology or Physics

  • DIPLOMA in related field

    Minimum CGPA of 2.75 or less than 2.75 with work experience of minimum 3 years.


    Malaysian candidates:
    Minimum MUET Band 3 or IELTS(5.5)/TOEFL(550)

    International candidates:
    Minimum IELTS(5.5)/TO

Career Prospects

Career Prospects of Bachelor of Environmental Health & Safety HONS (ODL) in MAHSA University Malaysia

  • Environmental Health Officer(EHO) in Ministry of Health/Ministry of Housing, Local Government/Local Authorities/Tourism Sectors/Quarantine Services

  • EHO in Airports, Sea Port Authorities, border crossings, entry points and transportation hubs

  • EHO in hypermarkets, malls and shopping centres

  • EHO is Solid Waste Management/Waste Water Management Company, and recycling industries

  • EHO and Safety Officers in industrial sectors, manufacturing, and oil and gas industries

  • Hygiene Manager in Food Manufacturing Industry and Hospitality Industry

  • Consultant in the field of Environmental Health and Safety, hygiene training, food safety

  • Sanitation and Infection Control Managers in private hospitals, plantation sectors, refugee camps, emergency response

  • Investigating Officers in Social Security Organization, and Employees Provident Funds

  • Lecturer in Higher Education Institutions

  • Pest and Vector Control Management


Advantages of Bachelor of Environmental Health & Safety HONS (ODL) in MAHSA University Malaysia


This programme is designed in consultation with a panel of experts with emphasis on graduates’ readiness for practice.

Industrial & Practical Internship

The programme provides industrial and practical internship and placement at the District Health Office, local authorities, and industries.

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