Through USM-industry collaboration, the students will be placed for 12 months in a selected government or private organizations. Students will identify the actual situation of environmental problems and occupational safety and health issues at the workplace. Students have the opportunity to practice the knowledge they have learned, improve their skills and prepare themselves to face the real situation in the workplace.
Skill Level: Beginner
Course Synopsis:
This course aims to increase knowledge and research skills. Students are required to conduct research in the field of Environmental and Occupational Health in a period of one academic session, further sharing of research findings via scientific writing and presentation.

Course Materials and References:

1. Bonita, R., Beaglehole, R. & Kjellstrom, T. Basic Epidemiology. 2nd ed, World Health Organisation, 2007.

2. Gordis, L. Epidemiology, W. B. Saunders Company, 2009.

3. Environmental Quality Act 1974 (Act 127) and Its Regulations and Orders. ILBS. 2021.

4. Kumar, R. Research Methodology: A Step by Step Guide for Beginners. 5th ed, SAGE Publications Ltd., 2018.

5. Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 (Act 514) and Its Regulations and Orders. International Law Book Series (ILBS). 2021.

6. Wayne, W. D. Biostatistics, Students and Solutions Manual: A Foundation for Analysis in the Health Sciences, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2009.
Skill Level: Beginner