Environmental Science Degree Programme

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BSc (Hons) in Environment and Sustainability

Logo of Asia Pacific University (APU)

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: Commencement from 2017 onwards 

Duration: 3 years

STPM Successful completion with 2 full passes or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.0
A-Level Successful completion with at least a pass in 2 subjects
Recognised Matriculation or foundation CGPA 2.0
*Relevant APIIT Diploma Successful completion
*Study in another recognised institution Successful completion with academic credits equivalent to Year 1 of an honours degree in relevant subjects


*Direct entry to Year 2 degree

  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above
Year 1
  • Environmental Issues & Case Studies I
  • Environmental Issues & Case Studies II
  • Geography & Environment Tutorials
  • Investigating Geography & Environment I
  • Investigating Geography & Environment II
  • Sustainable Lifestyles & Communities
  • The Dynamic Earth I
  • The Dynamic Earth II
Year 2
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Environmental Policy, Legislation & Regulation
  • Geography & Environment in Practice I
  • Geography & Environment in Practice II
  • Resources and Risks: Challenges to Sustainability I
  • Resources and Risks: Challenges to Sustainability II
  • Tools Evaluating Environmental Performance & Sustainability
  • Geography & Environment Field Course
  • Internship
Year 3
  • Geography and Environment in the Workplace Project I
  • Geography and Environment in the Workplace Project II
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Advanced Geography and Environment Fieldwork I
  • Advanced Geography and Environment Fieldwork II
  • Planning for Climate Change
  • Professional Practice & Careers for Geography & Environment Graduates
  • Sustainability Planning & Environmental Policy

Bachelor of Technology (Hons) in Water and Wastewater

Logo of Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)

Campus: Kajang

Intakes: March, June, September / October

Duration: 3 years

STPM / A-Level Minimum 2 principle passes
Diploma in Science and Technology field Pass
UEC Minimum 5 Bs (including Mathematics and Physics/Chemistry
Foundation / Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.00
SAM / HSC / AUSMAT TER / UAI: Average of 60% or higher in 5 subjects (including Mathematics)
CPU / CIMP Average of 55% or higher in 6 subjects (including Mathematics)
IB 26 points or higher based on 6 subjects
Other Qualifications As recognized by Malaysian Government and Education Ministry of Malaysia in related field
Year 1
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B (National Language A/B)
  • Basic Office Application
  • Basic Technical Mathematics
  • Co-curriculum 1
  • Ecology
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Environmental Law and Ethics
  • Materials
  • Pengajian Islam / Pendidikan Moral (Islamic Studies / Moral Studies)
  • Pengajian Malaysia (Malaysian Studies)
  • Principle of Management
  • Quantitative Methods and Statistics
  • Statics and Strength of Materials
  • Surveying And Fieldwork
  • Technical and Professional Communication
  • Water Chemistry and Microbiology
  • Water Chemistry and Microbiology Lab
Year 2
  • Co-curriculum 2
  • Cost Planning and Contract Procedures
  • Environmental Instrumentation and Measurement
  • Environmental Instrumentation and Measurement Lab
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics Lab
  • Hydraulics and Hydrology
  • Materials Balance and Thermodynamics
  • Public Health
  • Sludge Treatment and Disposal
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Wastewater Collection Systems
  • Wastewater Flows and Characteristics
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Lab
  • Water Distribution Systems and Water Demands
  • Water Quality and Pollution
  • Water Treatment
Year 3
  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • DCOM of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Final Project
  • Hydroinformatics
  • Industrial Training
  • Integrated Project
  • Occupational Safety
  • Health and Environment
  • Pollution Prevention

Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons)

Logo of MAHSA University

Campus: Jenjarom

Intakes: September

Duration: 4 years

STPM / A-Level  3 Principals with 2 Principals in Science / Mathematics
Science Matriculation / Foundation in Science from recognized IPTA A minimum CGPA of 2.50
Diploma in Environmental Health from a recognized IPTA, IPTS or other government training institutions A minimum CGPA of 2.75 / CGPA less than 2.75 and working experience of not less than three years in the field of Environmental Health
Any other recognized equivalent qualifications
Year 1
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Chemistry for Environmental Health
  • Introduction to Public and Environmental Health
  • Introduction to Soil and Hydrogeology
  • Biochemistry for Environmental Health
  • Microbiology for Environmental Health
  • Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases Control
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Pest and Vector Management
  • English for Health Science
  • Malaysia Studies
  • Islamic Studies/Moral Education
Year 2
  • Research Methodology
  • Built Environment, Housing and Technology
  • Environmental Health Risk Assessment
  • Environmental and Occupational Toxicology
  • Applied Ecology
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Practical Training
Year 3
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management
  • Management and Safety of Toxic Substances
  • Pollution and Environmental Monitoring and Management
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Environmental Health Legislations
  • Food Safety and Management
  • Water supply and Quality Management
  • Environmental and Occupational Emergency Response Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Health Psychology
  • English for Research Writing
Year 4
  • Waste Water Management
  • Ethics and Laws for Health Science Professional
  • First Aid and Basic Life Support
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research Project
  • Industrial Training

Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

Logo of The University Of Nottingham

Campus: Semenyih

Intakes: September

Duration: 3 years

A level BBC, including 2 science subjects, preferably biology and chemistry. Other science subjects, such as mathematics, physics or geography are accepted 
IB Diploma  28 points with 5,5,4 at Higher level (including specified grades in science subjects) 
STPM  B+B+B or grade points of 3.33 in at least 2 science subjects and 3.00 in one other science subject 
UEC  4 As, including chemistry and biology, excluding Chinese language 
SAM/AUSMAT/HSC  ATAR (UAI)/TER/ENTER 82 (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects)
Canadian Pre-U  86% average based on 6 subjects (consideration to be made based on relevant subjects)
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Foundation  Successful completion of the Foundation in Science programme – those studying biotechnology and plant biotechnology must pass all biotechnology modules 
Year 1
  • Dissertation in Environmental Science
  • Environmental Science and Society
  • Global Environmental Processes
  • Introductory Geology
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • Introduction to Sustainable Development
  • Natural Resources of Malaysia
  • Plant Science
  • The Ecology of Natural and Managed Ecosystems
Year 2
  • Climate Change Science
  • Environmental Change
  • Hydrogeochemistry
  • Professional Skills for Bioscientists
  • Research and Professional Skills for Environmental Scientists
  • Soil Science
  • Tropical Environmental Science Field Course
  • Earth Observation
  • Environmental Field Course
  • Patterns of Life
  • Site Investigation
  • Tourism and the Environment
Year 3
  • Undergraduate Research Project
  • Advanced Environmental Assessment
  • Applied Bioethics: Sustainable Food Production, Biotechnology and Environment
  • Contaminant Fate and Impact in the Environment
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Environmental Modelling
  • Introduction to Tropical Conservation Science
  • Plant Microbe Interactions
  • Remote Sensing of Environment
  • Soil and Water Pollution and Reclamation
  • Tropical Ecology
  • Water Resource Management