Awarded by SEGi


3 years (including placement)


January / March / May / July / September


SEGi College Kuala Lumpur
SEGi University Kota Damansara


Acquiring Diploma in Environmental Health

Our Diploma in Environmental Health programme incorporates components of Environmental Health, namely air, food and water quality, soil pollution, waste management, noise pollution, pest control, housing and the use of hazardous substances. We place a strong emphasis on communication and educational skills, the principles of human behaviour, and the ability to resolve problems.

An important prerequisite is your personal conviction of the need to protect human welfare by maintaining a safe and healthy environment.


As graduates of this three-year Diploma in Environmental Health, you can qualify to become Assistant Environmental Health Officers and use your expertise to develop, co-ordinate, monitor, assess, implement and enforce public health policies or laws.

Be empowered to ensure better quality of life and live within a healthier society, important aspects of their work for people such as: food safety and nutrition, workplace health and safety, housing condition (environmental sanitation, sewerage systems and water supply systems), noise levels, odour emissions, industrial waste, animal health, contaminated land, air/water pollution control and communicable diseases including vector-borne disease control.

Diploma holders are also qualified to work for other sectors of environmental health. They can find career opportunities in research facilities, educational institutions and healthcare management sectors.


SPM or its equivalent with 5 credits in the following subjects;

  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • At least one science subject (Biology/ Physics/ Chemisty/ General Science/ Applied Science/ Health Science); and
  • Any other one subject.
  • English for the Sciences
  • Fundamental Chemistry
  • Introduction to Health
  • Computer Applications
  • Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Water Supply and Water Quality
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Environmental Toxicology
  • Waste Water and Sewage Disposal
  • Food Quality and Safety
  • Laws and Legal Procedures in Environmental Health
  • Land use and Housing Environmental Issues
  • Soil and Hydrogeology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Food Hygiene
  • Pest and Vector Management
  • Disease Prevention and Control
  • Environmental Health Impact Assessment
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Practical Field Training
  • Communication in Health
  • Health Promotion and Education