Bachelor in Occupational Safety And Health (Honours) | Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences

Bachelor of Occupational
Safety And Health (Honours)

KPT/JPS(N/862/6/0017)09/17 (PA0543)12/16

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This programme provides deeper knowledge on Occupational Safety and Health in an effort to protect workers from hazards at the workplace. You will explore a variety of subjects related to this field such as safety & health regulations, construction safety, industrial hygiene, OSH risk management, emergency response plan and accident investigation among others.

The programme will provide you with a range of theoretical and practical skills to enable you to practice across a range of industries and environments.

As an OSH expert you will be responsible for outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards, carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented and making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislations.

In certain organizatiosn you will also be tasked with preparing health and safety strategies and developing internal policies as well as leading in-house training on safety and health issues and risks.

The curriculum is based on sound foundations as stated in the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 (Act 514) with a syllabus that focuses on specific aspects of occupational health and safety management. With this degree in hand, employment in the OSH field becomes more promising due to the shortage of OSH experts especially in the manufacturing, construction, oil and gas industries.


Careers Prospects

Students will be well equipped to seek a career as:-
  • OSH Specialist
  • Health Inspector
  • Safety Officer
  • Trainer
  • Construction & Building Supervisors
  • Facilities Manager


Students will find employment in organizations such as:-
  • Heavy Industry facilities
  • Oil & gas facilities
  • Chemical factories
  • Production plants
  • Training institutes
  • Construction firms

Duration Of Studies

3 years
Year 1 Courses
ESP 2: Communication at Workplace
Introduction to Management
Legal Aspects of Safety and Health
Occupational Health
Computer Application
ESP 1: Public Speaking
Occupational Safety
Academic Writing
Human Resource Management
Third Language (Arabic)
Introduction to OSH
Hubungan Etnik
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
OSH Training and Development
OSH Management Systems
Accident Investigation and Prevention
Elementary Statistics
Kerajaan dan Dasar Awam Malaysia
Year 2 Courses
Industrial Ergonomics
Industrial Hygiene
Managing Change
Fire Prevention and Protection
Safety Leadership
OSH Risk Management
Young Mercy
Quality Management
Occupational Stress
Environmental Management and Sustainability
Occupational Psychology
Basics Life Support
Industrial Chemical
Ethics in OSH Profession
Research Methods
Year 3 Courses
Construction Safety
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Occupational Safety and Health Issues at Workplace
Industrial Relations
Academic Project
Industrial Training

Study Mode

Full Time and Part Time including:-

• Didactic lectures
• Practical Laboratory sessions
• Written examinations
• Industrial training
• Research project

Entry Requirements

All applicants, except those with a degree qualification in art or humanities, must have passed and attained a minimum of the following:

  1. STPM / A-Level Pass with a minimum 2 credit in the following subjects:-
    1. Biology or Physics
    2. And Chemistry


Pass SPM with 5 credit in the any of the following subjects:-

  1. Biology
  2. Physics
  • Mathematics
  1. Chemistry
  2. English


  1. Foundation / Matriculation / Pre-University programmes or equivalent
    1. Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.50


  1. Diploma in a related field from CUCMS or other institutions.
    1. Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.75


  1. Other certificate / qualification that is recognized by the Senate of the University and with 3 years of working experience in a related field.



Candidates with a Executive Diploma may seek entry by way of the MQA Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). Kindly visit APEL website for details.

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