Bachelor in Occupational Safety And Health (Honours) Open & Distance Learning (ODL)

Study Occupational Safety & Health at Your Own Pace, Anytime, Anywhere

Intake starts in March, July, October


3 years full time/ 6 years part time

Programme Level


Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus


March, July, October
Academic Calendar
Available to Domestic students.
(N-DL/1022/6/0009) 01/29 (MQA/PA17039) 12/28


Is Occupational Safety and Health Open & Distance Learning ODL for You?

This programme explores a variety of subjects such as safety & health regulations, construction safety, industrial hygiene, OSH risk management, emergency response plan and accident investigation among others. The programme will provide you with a range of theoretical and practical skills to enable you to practice across a range of industries and environments.

With this degree in hand, employment in the OSH field becomes more promising due to the shortage of OSH experts especially in the manufacturing, construction, oil and gas industries.

Career Impact

Career Prospect

Students will be equipped to seek a career as:

  • OSH Specialists
  • Safety Managers
  • OSH Consultants
  • Safety and Health Officer (SHO)

Career Organisation

  • Heavy Industry facilities
  • Oil & gas facilities
  • Chemical factories
  • Production plants
  • Training institutes
  • Construction firms

Course Structure

Course Description

The Bachelor of Occupational Safety and Health (Hons) is a three-year course that provides deeper knowledge on Occupational Safety and Health in an effort to protect workers from hazards at the workplace. Students will explore a variety of subjects related to this field such as safety & health regulations, construction safety, industrial hygiene, OSH risk management, emergency response plan and accident investigation among others.

Year 1

  • Introduction to Management
  • Legal Aspects of Safety and Health
  • Occupational Health
  • Occupational Safety
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to OSH
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • OSH Training and Development
  • OSH Management Systems

Year 2

  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial Ergonomics
  • Managing Change
  • Accident Investigation and Prevention
  • Fire Prevention and Protection
  • OSH Risk Management
  • Industrial Chemical
  • Quality Management
  • Occupational Stress
  • Occupational Psychology
  • Basics Life Support
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Environmental Management and
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response

Year 3

  • Construction Safety
  • Occupational Safety and Health Issues at Workplace
  • Industrial Relations
  • Ethics in OSH Profession
  • Safety Leadership
  • Academic Project
  • Industrial Training

The Experience

Who is teaching?

Students are taught by experienced lecturers from relevant industries and researchers  employed by UoC with the following methodologies:

  • Lectures and tutorials
  • Written assessments
  • Laboratory experiment sessions
  • Industrial training
  • Field work
  • Field/Industrial visit
  • Industrial speaker
  • SP 2022

Off Campus Learning

80% Online Learning, 20% Lab Session at the nearest NIOSH centre

Solve World Challenges

The issue of safety and health is paramount in today’s environment. Never before have the role services of safety and health officers been more than what it is now, and the demand for good practitioners will continue in the years to come. At University of Cyberjaya, we believe that the care and dedication we have placed in our students will ensure that those demands are not only met, but exceed the expectations of employers.

Entry Requirement



UOC Foundation or other equivalent programme

Pass with CGPA 2.00* and pass in English and credits in Mathematics and ONE Science subject (Biology/Chemistry/Physics/General Science) at SPM or Equivalent


Pass with Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any TWO subjects and pass in English and credit in Mathematics and Science at the SPM level or Equivalent


Pass with Grade D in any TWO subjects and a credit (Grade C) in Science at O-Levels or Equivalent

Diploma in Related Field

Diploma (Level 4, MQF) / Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM) / Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM)

  • Pass with at least a CGPA of 2.00*

Find out more.

For International Students Only

MUET Band 3 or CEFR (Low B2)




MUET Band 3 for Malaysian students

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
Create Account
Create an account in Student System
Complete your documentations
Choose your programme
Upload your documents
Submit your application

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