Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health (Honours)

The Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health (Honours) is an undergraduate degree program that focuses on promoting workplace safety and ensuring the health and well-being of employees. It is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify, assess, and mitigate occupational hazards, as well as develop and implement safety policies and programs in various industries.

Throughout the program, students gain a comprehensive understanding of occupational health and safety principles, risk management, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, emergency preparedness, and environmental sustainability. They learn to analyse work environments, identify potential hazards, and design strategies to prevent accidents and injuries.

The curriculum typically combines theoretical knowledge with practical applications, incorporating case studies, simulations, and hands-on training. Students may also have the opportunity to participate in internships or cooperative education programs to gain real-world experience in occupational safety and health practices.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Occupational Safety and Health program, graduates can pursue diverse career paths. They may work as safety officers, risk managers, safety consultants, or occupational health specialists in various industries such as manufacturing, construction, healthcare, transportation, and government agencies. Their responsibilities may include conducting safety inspections, developing safety protocols, training employees, investigating incidents, and ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Overall, the Bachelor of Occupational Safety and Health program prepares students to play a crucial role in creating and maintaining safe working environments, protecting individuals from occupational hazards, and promoting a culture of safety within organizations.

Warm regards,

Madam Zalikha binti Raman

Head of Programme