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About the course
Diploma in 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 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.
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.
- 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.
English for the Sciences
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
Decision Making Skills
Human Behaviour and Communication
Pest and Control Vector
Air Pollution and Control
Food Hygiene and Safety
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