Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health | Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences

Diploma in Occupational
Safety and Health

KPT/JPS(R/862/4/0044)05/20 (A10326)

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This programme prepares students of safety and health with knowledge and skills that enable them to bring about change in the way safety and health initiatives are implemented in the workplace.



Students gain a better understanding on the potential safety and health hazards while broadening their skill set to meet the increasing demands of the OSH industry. Subjects covered will include safety requirements, health regulations, proper use of equipment, safety hazard recognition risk assessment, safety systems and team management skills.

Graduates of this programme are highly sought after to meet the talent needs in various manufacturing, construction and heavy industries.

Career Prospects & Further Education

Students will be well equipped to seek a career as:
Safety & Health Officers
Site Safety Supervisor
Industrial Hygiene technicians,
Authorized Gas Testers
students will find employment in organizations such as:-
Heavy Industry manufacturing plants
Oil & gas facilities
Chemical factories
Production plants
Training institutes
Construction firms

Duration Of Studies

2.5 years (7 semesters)
Year 1 / Sem 1
Pengajian Malaysia
Fundamental English 1
Introduction to Occupational Safety
Bahasa Kebangsaan A / Bahasa Kebangsaan B
Fundamental English II
Fire Skills
Introduction to Occupational Hygiene
Introductory Chemistry
Occupational Safety and Health Law
Human Body Form and Function
First Aid and Emergency Planning
Fundamentals Of Microbiology
OSH Statistics
Introduction to Occupational Health
Introduction to Ergonomics
Workplace Action Research Project I
OSH Management System I
Risk Identification And Assessment Control
Occupational Disease and Control
Year 2
Emergency Response Plan
OSH Management System II
Machinery And Equipment Safety 3
Occupational Toxicology
OSH Information And Data Systems Management
Occupational Safety and Health Practice
Workplace Action Research Project II
Business Operations Management
Year 3
Computer Application Packages
Organizational Leadership
Information And Reports Presentation
Pengajian Islam / Pengajian Moral


Full-time study delivered through the following methods:

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

Entry Requirements

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

Examinations Requirement
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)Obtain 3 (three) credits in the following subjects;


Bahasa Malaysia

Mathematics or 1 Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science, Applied Science);

GCE / O-Level or equivalentObtain 3 (three) credits (Grade C) in the following subjects:



1 Science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Sc/App. Science);

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)Pass with minimum Grade B in 3 (three) of the following subjects;



1 Science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Sc/App. Science);

Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) / Sijil Kolej Komuniti (Level 3, MQF)Obtain or pass and Pass SPM with at least 1 credit in 1 subject;

Enrichment programme (if needed);

Other certificate (Level 3, MQF)Pass with at least CGPA 2.00;
Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)Pass with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in 1 subject;
Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)Pass (Maqbul level);
Other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Government of Malaysia

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