Diploma Occupational Safety and Health
About The Course
Occupational safety and health is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people at work. The concern for occupational safety is not only for industries which are high-risk such as construction sites, ship yards and container terminals but also for non-industrial worksites. Apart from focusing on areas of health and safety, the curriculum integrates business management into the mix of specialized technical health and safety skills to balance scientific with real-world management. You will spend your final year in internship, to gain skills and exposure that enhance your learning experiences. The Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health programme at Management and Science University aims to produce graduates capable of maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the 21st-century workplace. You will be equiped to pursue your studies at a higher level or enter the job market.
You need at least THREE (3) Credits including in one Science subject at SPM level OR a PTPL Health Science Certificate with at least 2.00 CGPA OR an equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate. 
Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is a three-year career-focused industry-developed programme of MSU’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (FHLS). 
Year One
  • Anatomy and Physiology in Health Sciences
  • OSH Legislations
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Risk Management
Year Two
  • Machine Safety
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Chemical Health Risk Assessment
  • Transportation and Road Safety
Year Three
  • Risk Communication
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Safety and Health Officer
  • Occupational Hygienist
  • Production Supervisor
  • OSH Investigator
KPT/JPS (R/862/4/0053) 08/19
Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health will assist you in your transition to university or employment and may give you guaranteed entry into healthrelated MSU bachelor programmes offered by the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. 
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Full Time, Full Weekend Classes (FTW), Blended Learning (BL)
Duration of Study
3 years
Credit Hours