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Bachelor of Occupational Safety & Health (Honours) APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 4 years
  Tution Fees N/A

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • PEO 1
    Knowledgeable, competent, and innovative
  • PEO 2
    Effective leaders with teamwork skills, as well as verbal and non-verbal interpersonal communication skills;
  • PEO 3
    Committed towards the importance of lifelong learning and continuous improvement;
  • PEO 4
    Professional, ethical, and socially responsible
  • PEO 5
    Capable of embarking on business and technopreneurial activities

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Majors in medical science will be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Demonstrate and apply systematic understanding of the key elements of medical science fundamentals and occupational safety & health procedures, processes, systems and methodologies.
  • PLO 2
    Assess and analyse issues of occupational safety & health in workplaces and the community using appropriate methods and techniques to provide valid conclusions.
  • PLO 3
    Select and utilize appropriate techniques, resources and modern tools, including information & computer technology, to enhance their practice of occupational safety & health.
  • PLO 4
    Anticipate, recognize and evaluate occupational safety & health issues using evidence based scientific principles to reach substantiated conclusions.
  • PLO 5
    Contribute to the development of solutions for occupational safety & health problems and recommend preventive and corrective measures.
  • PLO 6
    Function effectively as an individual, a member or a leader in diverse technical teams, and collaborate well with others.
  • PLO 7
    Communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions effectively to peers, people at the workplace, and society at large.
  • PLO 8
    Demonstrate an understanding of societal and cultural sensitivities while appreciating diversity and inclusivity in workplaces.
  • PLO 9
    Demonstrate sensitivities to the impact of occupational safety & health solutions towards the sustainable development of the community, culture and environment.
  • PLO 10
    Adhere to professional, ethical, and legal responsibilities of occupational safety & health practice.
  • PLO 11
    Apply broad business management and technopreneurial skills in the workplace and daily activities.
  • PLO 12
    Manage their own research and learning, and strive to improve the limits of their knowledge and skills in lifelong academic and career development.


Graduate from this program will be able to undertake safety and health professional roles in various sectors as Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Executive, Safety and Health Officer (SHO), OSH Coordinator, Industrial Hygienist, OSH Competent Person (OYK) and HSE Consultant.

Semester 1

  • Fundamental English
  • Professional English 1
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (titas)
  • Physics
  • Technopreneurship
  • Principles in Occupational Safety & health

Semester 2

  • Basic Microbiology
  • HumanAnatomy & Physiology
  • Chemistry
  • Occupational Safety & Health Legislation
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Professional English 2
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)

Semester 3

  • Osh Management System
  • Occupational Epidemiology
  • Occupational Health
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Elective *
  • Foreign Language 1
  • Innovation Management

Semester 4

  • Osh Risk Assessment
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Machinery Safety
  • Elective *
  • Foreign Language 2
  • Isu-isu Kontemporari Muslim di Malaysia
  • Culture and Lifestyle in Malaysia (non-muslim students)

Semester 5

  • Biostatistics
  • Scientific Communication
  • Human Factor & Ergonomic
  • Industrial Toxicology
  • Fire Safety
  • Elective *

Semester 6

  • Chemical Safety
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Elective *
  • Final Year Project 1

Semester 7

  • Osh Promotion
  • Emergency Response & Preparedness
  • Final Year Project 2

Semester 8

  • Industrial Training


  • Human Biomechanics
  • Assessment of Human Physical Function
  • Occupational Rehabilitation
  • Behavioral Based Safety
  • Occupational Injury & Disease Compensation


Local Student

  • Obtained MUET Band 3 or IELTS (5.5)/TOEFL (550) AND; Local students must meet the English language competency as specified in the programme standard, except for:
    1. individual with academic qualification from institutions that use English language as the medium of instruction; or
    2. individual who studied in Malaysia and intended to further study are subject to item (i); or
    3. individual with O-Level or A-Level qualifications; AND
  • Pass Matriculation/Pre-University/STPM programme or equivalent qualification with minimum GPA 2.33 in (2) TWO of following subjects: Biology, Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry OR
  • A-Level programme of equivalent qualification with minimum Grade D in TWO of the following subjects: Biology, Physics/Mathematics, Chemistry; OR
  • Recognised Diploma with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field; OR
  • Recognised Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field.
  • Foreign Students Candidate should obtained IELTS (5.5)/ TOEFL (550) paper-based or equivalent.


Student must complete 12 years of schooling and obtain general pass in their High School Certificate, A-levels or equivalent with min Grade B (85%) in Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Mathematics.
IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent

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