environmental_health_icons Diploma in Environmental Health

Environmental Health is a challenging field of research and policy that links the natural, health and social sciences and the world of academia, business, labour, government and community groups. The relationship between human health and environment are, however, multidirectional where human health and wellbeing can have a consequence impact on the state of the environment. The Diploma Programme will provide skills and knowledge for understanding and professional practice in such an interconnected world.

Dr. Partiban Subramanian,
Faculty of Allied Health Science

“STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE THROUGH AMU”

Faculty of Allied Health Science offers innovative educational programmes to meet the various demands and needs of the society in the areas of management, clinical and health-related scientific fields. In line with our strong desire to help the students in achieving their targeted goals and obtain remarkable success upon completion of their studies, comprehensive curriculum are developed and delivered via interactive teaching and learning activities. In addition, continuous guidance is being given by qualified lecturers who are not only dedicated but committed in motivating students to excel in their studies. We have readily available equipments which are tailored to the needs of the learning requirement of the respective programmes. The students will be exposed to the clinical posting/industrial training both locally and abroad. In the field of research, students will be exposed to research activities not only in AMU but also in research projects being conducted at hospitals and other related fields.

YEAR 1


SEMESTER 1
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Chemistry 1
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Microbiology 1
SEMESTER 2
  • Introduction to Soil and Hydrogeology
  • Government Organisational Behaviour
  • Microbiology 2
  • Sewage Disposal
  • Water Supply
  • Chemistry 2
SEMESTER 3
  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Communicative English
  • Computer Application

YEAR 2


SEMESTER 1
  • Food Technology
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Entomology and Parasitology
  • Pest and Vector Management
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Human Relationship and Behaviour
SEMESTER 2
  • Disease Control
  • Land Use and Housing
  • Food Safety
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Introduction to Environmental Toxicology
SEMESTER 3
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Legal Procedure

YEAR 3


SEMESTER 1
  • Pool and Recreational Waters
  • Environmental Health Law
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Environmental Health Promotion & Education
  • Research Methodology: Principle and Issues
SEMESTER 2
  • Operational and Administrative Area
  • Food Hygiene and Safety
  • Water Quality
  • Environment Health Career Development in Government Agencies
  • Legal Proceeding
  • International Health
  • Environmental Health Career in Private Agencies
  • Disease Control and Monitoring
  • Environmental Health & Building Technology
  • Environmental Health Study
SEMESTER 3
  • Comment on Practical Attachment
  • Seminar
  • Assistant Environmental Health Officer
  • Food Quality Supervisor
  • Water Quality Assessor
  • Environmental Risk Assessor
  • Industrial Hygiene Technician Assistant
  • Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Supervisor

SPM or equivalent with 5 credits in the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • 1 science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science) AND
  • Any other one subject.

OR

GCE/O Level or equivalent with 5 Grade C in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • One (1) Science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science)
  • Two (2) of any other subjects
  PROGRAMME CODE

(A11266 [01/2020]) Cheras, (A9159) KK, (A11033) Kuching

 FACULTY

Allied Health Sciences

 DURATION OF STUDY

3 Years (9 Semesters)

 MODE OF STUDY

Full Time

ASSESSMENT