Science & Technology Cluster

MASTER IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (HS705) COURSEWORK

Synopsis


 

The program is offered by the Centre of Studies for Environmental Health and Safety. The modules are based on an interdisciplinary approach providing critical links between environmental and occupational exposures and their effects on human health thereafter. This program provides profound knowledge and skills needed to create, maintain and promote a healthy, safe and sustainable environment. Students will also have the opportunity to complete a research project depending on their professional interest and career direction to obtain more in-depth knowledge in a specific area. The Master in Environmental Health and Safety (M.E.H.S.) program prepares graduates for professional careers in environmental health and safety – encompassing environmental health, occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, food hygiene and safety, and environmental management.

 

Entry Requirement


 

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from UiTM in a related and appropriate area of specialization with minimum CGPA of 2.75; OR
  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent from other recognized universities approved by UiTM with minimum CGPA of 2.75.
  • A candidate applying for admission into this programme is required to submit a research proposal to the faculty. The acceptance of a candidate shall be at the discretion of the UiTM Senate, whose decision shall be final

  

English Requirement (MUET/IELTS/TOEFL/CEFR/TOEIC/BULATS)


 

  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) Band 3
  • IELTS Band 5
  • TOEFL: Internet Based Test (IBT: 35 - 45) ; Computer Based Test (CBT: 107 - 131) ; Paper Based Test (417 - 450)
  • CEFR: B1
  • TOEIC: 356 - 440
  • BULATS: 40 - 59

 

 

Courses


 

Semester 1

 

  • Research Methodology in Health Sciences
  • Biostatics
  • Advanced Environmental Toxicology
  • Disease Prevention and Integrated Vector Management
  • Environmental Epidemiology

 

Semester 2

 

  • Environmental Pollution and Population Health
  • Urban Health and Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Quality Management
  • Elective
    • Food Security
    • Occupation Safety and Health Management System
    • Water Resources Management
    • Meteorology and Air Pollution

 

Semester 3

 

  • Elective 1
    • Food Safety Management
    • Occupation Safety and Health Legislation
    • Water Quality and Remediation
    • Air Dispersion Modeling OR

 

  • Elective 2
    • Food Quality Assurance
    • Occupational Hygiene
    • Hydroinformatics for Water Management
    • Air Quality Management
    • Project Dissertation