Diploma in Environmental Healthcare – Asia Metropolitan University

Length of Study

3 Years

Course Fees

Rm 38,000 (Estimated)

Location

Taman Kemacahaya, Batu 9, 43200 Cheras, Selangor

Availablity : (A9159) KK, (A11033) Kuching

Course Detail:

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, multi-directional where human health and well-being 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.

Admission Required:

SPM or equivalent with 5 credits in the following subject:

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

Course Structure:

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

Semester 4

  • Food Technology
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Entomology and Parasitology
  • Pest and Vector Management
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Human Relationship and Behaviour

Semester 5

  •  Disease Control
  • Land Use and Housing
  • Food Safety
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Introduction to Environmental Toxicology

Semester 6

  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Legal Procedure

Semseter 7

  • Pool and Recreational Waters
  • Environmental Health Law
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Environmental Health Promotion & Education
  • Research Methodology: Principle and Issues

Semester 8

  • 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 9

  • Comment on Practical Attachment
  • Seminar

Career Opportunities:

  • Assistant Environmental Health Officer
  • Food Quality Supervisor
  • Water Quality Assessor
  • Environmental Risk Assessor
  • Industrial Hygiene Technician Assistant
  • Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Supervisor

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