What will I learn?

This Bachelor of Science (Environmental and Occupational Health) was first initiated in year 1998 with the first batch of students graduated in year 2001.

This program encompasses fundamental and integrated knowledge in the field of Sciences, Health Sciences, Environmental Health, Occupational Health and Community Health. Students are exposed to various learning techniques in order to maximize their learning potential.

Methods of learning includes lectures, tutorials, seminars, laboratory sessions, self-directed learning, case studies, computer-assisted learning, field work, practical training and industrial attachment in government and private agencies, presentations, course work as well as scientific research projects.

Career Information

With the recognition of graduates of the Bachelor of Science (Environment and Occupational Health) program, UPM which has been gazette under the Act 514 (Occupational Safety and Health Act) by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health, the Ministry of Human Resources as a competent Occupational Safety and Health Officer, Have a great career opportunity either in the public or private sector. Graduates can also pursue tertiary education either at home or abroad. Among the job opportunities include the field of Environmental Health, Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Monitoring and Control, Education and Training, Consultancy, Management and Entrepreneurship. Generally, career opportunities for graduates can be listed as below:

Environmental Health Officer

Occupational Safety and Health Officer

Science officer

Research officer

Occupational Safety and Health Executive

Occupational Safety and Health Consultant

Lecturer / Academic Officer

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years (8 semesters))

Tuition fees
RM16,250.00 (2,85,358) per year
RM 65,000 for the entire course; RM 8,125 for per semester
Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Universiti Putra Malaysia

SERDANG,

Selangor,

43400, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant who is interested in pursuing his/ her studied at UPM must fulfil the following: To have received a National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or the equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above. or a Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00. English Language Requirements: IELTS - Minimum overall score of 6.0 for TESL/English or 5.5 for other programmes; or TOEFL - Minimum overall score of 550 for TESL/English or 500 for other programmes; or Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) - Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) - enrolled at ELS-UPM - Level 109 English or Level 107 for other programmes.

For international students

Applicant who is interested in pursuing his/ her studied at UPM must fulfill the following:

To have received a National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or the equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above or

A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.

Specific program requirements also required.

The English language qualifications accepted by the University for Entry and the required scores are listed below:

IELTS: 5.5

TOEFL: PBT - 500, IBT - 60, CBT - 176

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