Master of Occupational Safety and Health Risk Management

Programme Synopsis

This Master of Occupational Safety and Health Risk Management (MOSHRM) programme offered at OUM is a part-time open and distance learning (ODL) postgraduate programme which offers a qualification that provides a sound business and technical basis basis in the application of risk management principles to manage effectively safety and health issues in an organisation for business sustainability. This course includes study in the areas of risk management, management systems, Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) legislations, Occupational Health and Hygiene, Occupational Safety, Process Safety Management, Six Sigma and Security Management. The capstone unit for the Masters is a work-related research project.

MOSHRM provides a unique mix of academic and industry relevance learning experiences to the learners to have the complete set of competencies as a Safety and Health Manager and Advisor who is capable to integrate OSH into business management. MOSHRM provide a unique mix of academic quality and industry relevance to develop sound, solid and professional competencies in OSH.

MOSHRM program is fully accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), recognised by Public Service Department (JPA) and Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH).

Career Outcomes

OSH professional practitioners are in demand because of the increasing focus on the management of occupational safety and health processes in accordance with the law and regulatory requirements. Graduates of this course are likely to have increased opportunities across a wide range of professions and industries.

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Normal Entry

Bachelor Degree in Science, Engineering, Technology Management or any other related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor Degree in Science, Engineering, Technology Management or any other related areas with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.


APEL Admission

The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

* Registration Fee and Matric Card included into 1st semester

Coursework Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM2868 RM4302
Sem 2 RM2868 RM4302
Sem 3 RM2868 RM2868
Total RM20,076

Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens

This discount is applicable to:

  • Senior citizen at the age more than 60 years on the registration date - 50%
  • Administration fee will be charged (RM350 for Undergraduate & RM500 for Postgraduate)
  • Physically disabled learners or “Orang Kelainan Upaya” (OKU) – 50%


  • Full settlement of semester fees before the commencement of first tutorial will be entitled to 5% discount.
  • The total fees quoted are based on the minimum expected period to successfully complete the programme
  • Examination fees vary and subject to change based on its format.
  • The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Risk Management 3
OSH Legislations 3
Management Systems 3
Occupational Health 3
Principles of Occupational Hygiene 3
Managing Safety Hazards 3
Emergency Management 3
Process Safety Management 3
Ergonomics 3
Six Sigma 3
Security Management 3
Science and Technical Research Methodology 3
Project 6

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