Programme Structure: Bachelor of Science (Honours) Environmental,Occupation Safety and Health

Year 1

  • Anatomy and Physiology I 
  • Basic Chemistry 
  • Basic Laboratory Skills for Bioscience 
  • Basic Physics 
  • Biostatistics 
  • English for Science 
  • Industrial and Organisation Psychology 
  • Introduction to Law and Malaysian Legal System 
  • Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health 
  • Microbiology for Environmental Engineers 
  • MPU1* 
  • MPU1** 
  • Occupational Epidemiology and Disease 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies 

Year 2

  • Air and Noise Pollution Control 
  • Construction Health and Safety 
  • Environmental Health Practices 
  •  Industrial Hygiene and Safety 
  •  MPU4* 
  • National Language/Other Languages 
  • Occupational Safety and Health 
  • Policy and Legislations Practicum at Environmental Hazardous Facilities/Government Agencies 
  • Research and Methodology 
  • Solid Waste Management  

Year 3

  • Hazard Recognition and Risk Management 
  •  Industrial Training Practicum at Clinical Set-Ups/Government Agencies 
  • Toxicology 

Year 4

  • Elective I 
  • Elective II 
  • Emergency Control and Response Management Environemental Management System 
  • Ergonomics 
  • Fire Prevention and Protection System 
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance
  • Hazardous Waste Management 
  • Incident and Accident Investigation 
  • Project 
  • Vector and Pest Management  

Elective I - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Behaviour Based Safety 
  • Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Management System 


Elective II - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Environemental Impact and Risk Assessment 
  • Wastewater Treatment 

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

  • MPU 1* - Choose 1 course(s)

    • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students 
    • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students 

  • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course(s)

    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students 
    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students 

MPU 4 - Choose 1 course(s)

    • Arts and Cultural Performance Project 
    • Community Project 
    • Language, Culture and Social Study Abroad 
    • Managing Personal Finance Project 
    • Music Performance Project 
    • Oral Communication Project 
    • Social Entrepreneurship Project 
    • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad 
    • Team Work and Collaborative Project 
    • Work Ethics and EQ Project 

Please note that this is an indicative list of courses for general reference only. The programme structure and course sequence plan may be subject to change without notice. It is therefore important to check with UTAR staff on the current programme structure at the time of enrollment. For existing UTAR students, kindly refer to UTAR portal.