Course Details

Diploma in Health and Occupational Safety

PICOMS International University College




  • Description

    The Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health program was introduced in April 2014 and managed to get the Full Accreditation in May 2019 (MQA/ FA 2992). With intentions of being the nation’s top provider in promoting OSH education, PICOMS are committed to taking all necessary steps to gain local and international recognition.

    This program prepares students with knowledge and skills in occupational safety and health (OSH) related field. The program was designed to address both market and industrial demand. To enhance the students’ practical skills and ability, students are trained and exposed to the process of hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control (HIRARC) at the workplace with the aim of mitigating and minimizing the impact of hazards.

    Field of Study

    Occupational Health & Hygiene

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM62,550 (USD 14,640)

    MQA No.

    MQA/FA 2992

    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    January, April, September

Entry Requirements

  • O-Level/GCSE

    GCE / O-Level or equivalent pass Bahasa Malaysia or English and get 3 credit (Grade C) in the following subjects:

    Mathematics or ONE science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science); and Any TWO other subjects


    SPM or equivalent with a pass Bahasa Melayu and English and get 3 credits in the following subjects;

    Mathematics or ONE science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science); and Any TWO other subjects (including English and / or Bahasa Melayu should get credit).

  • Others

    Certificate in related Health Sciences with minimum CGPA 2.75.  

  • English Requirements

    CEFR Low B1

    MUET: Band 2

    IELTS: 4.0

    TOEFL (IBT): 30-31

    Pearson Test of English :36

    Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests: 140

Programme Structure

  • Year 1


    Occupational Disease

    Basic Toxicology

    Introduction to OSH and OSH Management System

    Introduction to Occupational Epidemiology

    Machinery Safety

    Anatomy and Physiology

  • Year 2

    Biological Hazard 

    Administration Principle and OSH Legislation

    Risk Management and HIRARC

    Accident Investigation Procedure at Workplace


    OSH Services


    OSH Audit

    Hazardous Waste Management

    Personal Protective Equipment

    Rehabilitation and Fitness to Work

  • Year 3

    Indutrial Hygiene and Chemical Management

    OSH Communication, Consultation and Participation

    Emergency Response and Planning

    OSH Promotion

    Organizational Leadership and OSH Culture

    Industrial Training

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM62,550 (USD 14,640)

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