B.Sc. On Campus

Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health (honours)

University Tunku Abdul Rahman

48 months
15237 USD/year
11427 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Bachelor of Science Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health (honours) at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman is a unique multidisciplinary programme that combines the study of 'environmental health' and 'occupational safety and health.


This Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health (honours) programme at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman provides a coherent body of professional knowledge, technical skills and soft skills with the aims to produce competent professionals who can adapt to different roles and responsibilities in a challenging and dynamic work environment.

Global environmental problems such as climate change, pollution and depletion of natural resources have adversely affected human health and caused more diseases. It has become an important global agenda which leads to the emergence of environmental protection legislations related to the control of hazardous substances, green technologies, green materials and waste treatment technologies.

Similarly, work environment has changed drastically with concerns of employees being exposed to hazardous substances, heavy machineries and occupational diseases. Since the passing of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, much of the attention has been on employers to protect their employees from workplace hazards.

Career Prospects

  • Occupational Safety and Health Officer (SHO)
  • Environmental, Safety Health (ESH) Executive/Engineer/Practitioner
  • ESH Internal Auditor
  • Ergonomist
  • Fire Protection and Suppression System Engineer
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Process Safety Engineer
  • Risk Assessor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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
  • Occupational Epidemiology and Disease

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Malaysian Stu: You are advised to apply for admission as early as possible
  • International Stu: You are advised to apply for admission 3 months in advance


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to UTAR is on purely meritocratic basis. You are expected to satisfy the academic qualification and English Language requirement set by the University. Some programmes may have additional requirements such as the submission of a drawing portfolio, and an interview before the University decides on the admission.
  • For admission into undergraduate programmes, the University will accept the applications from students with the standard list of foreign qualifications. 
  • For your information that the University has its minimum entry requirement (MER) for each qualification and each programme. Should you do not fulfill the MER, you will be required to undertake a one-year Foundation studies. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15237 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15237 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11427 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11427 USD per year during 48 months.
  • RM48,300 (Malaysians), 
  • RM64,400 (International)


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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