Diploma in Environmental Health
Awarding Institution
SEGi Colleges
Duration
3 years
Intake Dates
Refer to SEGi campus
Campus
SEGi College Kuala Lumpur
Description

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.

 

Career Opportunities

Graduates from Diploma in Environmental Health are qualified to work as an Assistant Environmental Health Officer (EHO) at the Ministry of Health or local authorities, as Safety and Health Officer, or as an Environmental Health Researcher.

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
Programmes Modules
Core Modules
  • English for the Sciences
  • Fundamental Chemistry
  • Computer Applications
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Water Supply and Water Quality
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Environmental Toxicology
  • Waste Water and Sewage Disposal
  • Laws and Legal Procedures in Environmental Health
  • Land Use and Housing Environmental Issues
  • Soil and Hydrogeonology
  • Medical Microbiology 1 & 2
  • Disease Prevention and Control
  • Environmental Health Impact Assessment
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Practical Field Training 1 & 2
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Pengurusan Ko-kurikulum
  • Food Technology
  • Human Behaviour and Communication
  • Pest and Control Vector
  • Air Pollution and Control
  • Food Hygiene and Safety

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