Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health

Programme Summary

The programme offered is designed to produce graduates equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills required to become competent personels in safety, health and environment.

Entry Requirement

Passed BM and English in SPM. Minimum 3 credits on the following subjects:

  • Mathematic or any 1 Science subject (Biology/Physic/Chemistry/General Science)
  • Any two subjects (English and/or Bahasa Melayu to be counted if candidate obtain credit)

**Passed in SPM

Before Year 2013

Passed in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia at SPM

Year 2013 onwards

Passed in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia & Sejarah at SPM

OR

Passed in Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with pass in BM and English, 3 Bs on the following subjects:

  • Mathematic or one (1) Science subject (Biology/Physic/Chemistry/Applied Science)
  • Any two subjects (English and/or Bahasa Melayu to be counted if candidate obtain B)

OR

Passed in O-Level with 3 Cs on the following subjects:

  • Mathematic; or 1 Science subject (Biology/ Physic/ Chemistry/ General Science/ Applied Science); and
  • Any two subjects (English and/or Bahasa Melayu to be counted if candidate obtain C)

OR

Minimum CGPA 2.50 in Certificate Level related to Health Science.

OR

Other qualification that is recognized by the Malaysian Government equivalent to the above.

English Requirement for International Student

The minimum condition for English competency is IELTS 4.0. CERF A2 OR equivalent with TOEFL PBT (397) OR TOEFL IBT (30-31) OR CAE (160) (Cambridge English: Advance/ CEFR B2 OR CPE (180) (Cambridge English: Proficiency)/ CEFR C1 OR PTE (Pearson Testof English) (30) OR MUET (Malaysian Univeristy English Test) (Band 2).

Programme Structure

Semester/ Year Offered New Course Code Current Course Code Course/Module Classification Credit Values
Semester 1 DLET1012 DYL1262 Introduction English Personal Development 2
DYG1122 DYG1122 Mathematics 1 Common Core 2
DCMP1012 DYG1202 Computer Application Common Core 2
DSFY1023 DEC2573 Introduction to OSH Discipline Core 3
DHLT1013 DEC2583 Basic Anatomy and Physiology Discipline Core 3
MPU2163 MPU2163 U1 : Pengajian Malaysia 2 Compulsory 3
Credit Hours 15

Semester/ Year Offered New Course Code Current Course Code Course/Module Classification Credit Values
Semester 2 DLET1022 DYL1342 Technical Communication 1 Personal Development 2
DYG1132 DYG1132 Mathematics 2 Common Core 2
DMGM1103 DEC1213 Visual Management Common Core 3
DSFY1034 DEC1204 OSH Legislations Discipline Core 4
DSFY2053 DEC2603 Fire Prevention and Protection System Discipline Core 3
Credit Hours 14

Semester/ Year Offered New Course Code Current Course Code Course/Module Classification Credit Values
Semester 3 DLET2032 DYL2352 Technical Communication 2 Personal Development 2
DMTH1032 DYG1143 Statistics Common Core 3
DMGM2143 DEC1133 Quality Management System Common Core 3
DSFY1043 DEC2593 Industrial Safety Discipline Core 3
DHLT2033 DEC2033 Ergonomic Discipline Core 3
MPU2232/
MPU2242/
MPU2222
MPU2232 /
MPU2242/
MPU2222
U2:
Kemahiran Berfikir & Membuat Keputusan/
Pengurusan Masa/
Kemahiran Menulis
Compulsory 2
Credit Hours 16

Semester/ Year Offered New Course Code Current Course Code Course/Module Classification Credit Values
Semester 4 MPU2412 MPU2412 U4 : Ko-Kurikulum Compulsory 2
DMEC2103 DEC1013 Engineering Science Common Core 3
DHLT2023 DEC2613 Industrial Health Discipline Core 3
DSFY2093 DEC3062 Incident and Accident Investigation Discipline Core 3
DSFY2063 DEC2053 Hazard Identification and
Risk Management
Discipline Core 3
Credit Hours 14

Semester/ Year Offered New Course Code Current Course Code Course/Module Classification Credit Values
Semester 5 DMGM2083 DEG3573 Study of Automotive Industry Common Core 3
DCVL1012 DEC1802 Project Management Common Core 2
DHLT2043 DEC2623 Industrial Hygiene Discipline Core
DENV2013 DEC2633 Environmental Mangement and Sustainability Discipline Core 3
DENV2023 DEC3133 Waste Management Discipline Core 3
Credit Hours 14

Semester/ Year Offered New Course Code Current Course Code Course/Module Classification Credit Values
Semester 6 MPU2332/
MPU2312/
MPU2322/
MPU2342
MPU2332/
MPU2312/
MPU2322/
MPU2342
U3 : Etika & Moral/
Perkembangan Sains & Peradaban Manusia/
Perlembagaan & Masyarakat/
Isu-isu Kekeluargaan
Common Core 2
DSFY2073 DEC3123 Process Safety and Loss Prevention Discipline Core 3
DSFY2083 DEC2114 OSH Management Systems Discipline Core 4
DFER2014 DEC2014 Research Project Discipline Core 4
Credit Hours 13

Semester/ Year Offered New Course Code Current Course Code Course/Module Classification Credit Values
Semester 7 DFET2024 DHH3014 Internship Programme Industrial Tranning 4
Credit Hours 4
Total Credits to Graduates 90

Career Prospect

The graduates would be employed as Safety Supervisor, Occupational Hygienist, Safety and Health Practitioner, Safety and Health Auditor, and Occupational Safety and Health Coordinator and Safety Advisers.