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Diploma in Environment Health Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 2.5 Years
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Overview of Diploma in Environment Health in MAHSA University Malaysia

MAHSA University’s Diploma in Environmental Health is a 3-year comprehensive programme for students who have completed their SPM or its equivalent. This course was tailored for individuals who have an interest in health and the environmental conditions that necessarily dictate it. Students will learn about the importance of preventing the transmission of infectious diseases brought about by physical, biological, cultural and socio-environmental agents. They will also discuss the necessity of good sanitation, preventive measures and remedial action.

MAHSA's Diploma in Environmental Health is an exciting programme that observes and studies human activity affecting the quality of human life. Students learn to make scientific observations based on empirical evidence and logical deductions, and to formulate their own answers and solutions to current environmental problems. Core topics include health issues; the body’s reaction to environmental pollutants; physical, chemical and biological agents of environmental contamination; the ways in which pollutants are released on the environment in solid, liquid and gaseous forms; types of hazardous wastes; susceptible populations; risk analysis and the scientific bases for decision-making, and emerging global environmental health issues.

At the end of the course, students will be equipped with a fundamental knowledge of the relevant sciences and their auxiliary services such as legal barriers and obligations, codes of practice and ethics, and relevant communication skills.

Programme Structure

Programme Structure of Diploma in Environment Health in MAHSA University Malaysia




Y1 | S1

Anatomy and Physiology

EHAP 4112


Chemistry for Environmental Health

EHCE 4112



EHPS 4112


Introduction to Environmental Health

EHEH 4113


Basic Mathematics

EHBM 4112


English for Academic Purpose

ENG 4112


Microbiology I

EHMC 4113

Y1 | S2

Pengajian Malaysia/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi (U1)

MPU 2163/MPU 2133


Disease Control

EHDC 4123


Organizational and Human Relation

EHOB 4122


Land Use and Housing

EHLH 4122


Introduction to Soil & Hydrogeology

EHSH 4122


English for Academic Writing

ENG 4212


Microbiology II

EHMC 4122

Y1 | S3

Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

EHWM 4122


Creative and Critical Thinking/Bahasa Kebangsaan A (U2)

MPU 2222/MPU 2212


Time Management (U3)

MPU 2312


Health Promotion and Education

EHPE 4212

Y2 | S1

Food Microbiology and Technology

EHMT 4213


Environmental Toxicology

EHTC 4212


Pest & Vector Management

EHPV 4213


Epidemiology and Biostatistics

EHEB 4213


Water Supply and Sewerage Management

EHWS 4213


Environmental Health Risk Assessment

EHRA 4222

Y2 | S2

Food Hygiene and Safety

EHFS 4223


Occupational Health and Safety

EHOH 4223


Legal Procedures

EHLP 4223


Professional & Environmental Ethics

SPPD 4223


Environmental Health Legislations

EHLG 4223

Y2 | S3

Research Methodology and Report Writing

EHRM 4313


Co-curriculum project (U4)

MPU 2412


First Aid and CPR

EHFA 4322

Y3 | S1

Operational Area Administration (Practical training)

EHPA 4312


Surveillance and Control of Diseases (Practical training)

EHPD 4313


Health Education and Promotion (Practical training)

EHPE 4312


Food Hygiene and Safety (Practical training)

EHPF 4312


Water Quality Control (Practical training)

EHPW 4312

Y3 | S2

Environmental Sanitation and Building (Practical training)

EHPS 4322


Environmental Health Enforcement and Legal Procedures (Practical training)

EHPL 4323


Occupational Health & Safety (Practical training)

EHPO 4323


International Health Services (Practical training)

EHPI 4322

Y3 | S3

Environmental Health Project (Proposal & Report)

EHPP 4323


Environmental Health Professional Seminar

EHPP 4322

Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Diploma in Environment Health in MAHSA University Malaysia

SPM or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Melayu and English and 5 credits in the following subjects:

*Having SPM referring to pass SPM with at least pass in Bahasa Melayu and History*

  • Mathematics

  • ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science); and

  • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Malaysia and/or English if credits)

  • Pass GCE O-Level or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Melayu or English and 5 Grade C in the following subjects:

    • Mathematics

    • ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science); and

    • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Melayu and/or English if obtained Grade C)


    • Certificate (Level 3 MQF) in the field of Health Science with minimum CGPA of 2.75

    • Other recognized qualification of equivalence

    • English proficiency for international student:

    • IELTS (4.0)

    • TOEFL IBT (30-31)

    • TOEFL PBT (397)

    • CAM ENG ADV–CAE (160)

    • CAM ENG PROF–CPE (180)

    • Pearson Test English–PTE (30)

    • MUET (Band 2)

Career Prospects

Career Prospects of Diploma in Environment Health in MAHSA University Malaysia

  • Environmental Health Officer

  • Safety Officer

  • Public Health Officer


Advantages of Diploma in Environment Health in MAHSA University Malaysia


The Diploma in Environmental Health is designed in consultation with a panel of local and international experts, resulting in a highly sought after curriculum that combines theoretical learning and practical sessions in laboratories and hospitals.

Clinical Exposure

Students of the Diploma in Environmental Health gain experience in our rather exhaustive list of panel of hospitals throughout Malaysia


Tuition fees for the Diploma in Environmental Health are kept at an affordable level, to ensure there are little barriers to a good quality education.


The Diploma in Environmental Health is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and recognized by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.

Awarded by
MAHSA University

The Diploma in Environmental Health is awarded by MAHSA University, a leader in Medical and Health Science Education in Malaysia

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