Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)(Hons) (R-DL/143/6/0031) (MQA/FA1280) (05/24)

The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) programme is designed for those who are passionate about teaching young learners and want a comprehensive teaching degree that will assist them in building successful career in the early childhood education sector.

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Accredited programme by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), Ministry of Higher Education.


Normal Entry:

  • STPM / ‘A’ Level or equivalent qualifications with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in two (2) subjects; OR
  • STAM (Grade Jayyid); OR
  • UEC with at least Grade B in five (5) subjects; OR
  • A Matriculation / Foundation Programme from any IPTA / IPTS / Institution authorised to offer foundation programs with CGPA 2.00; OR
  • A Diploma with at least CGPA of 2.00; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised.

English Language Competency Requirements (for International Students):

  • Minimum score of 500 for TOEFL OR Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS OR its equivalent.
  • Any international student from countries using English as an official medium of instruction or from an academic institution using English as a medium of instruction, shall normally be exempted from the above requirement.

Alternative Entry:

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum 21 years of age in the year of application;
  • Possess relevant work experience
  • Passed an APEL assessment

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Modes of Study

Part Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration 4 years and 4 months,13 Semesters 
Assessment Coursework 60%
Final Exam 40%
MQA Accreditation PA1280
Programme Code (R-DL/143/6/0031) (MQA/FA1280) (05/24)


Upon completion of the programme students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the core knowledge areas.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding to provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children’s development.
  • Engage families and communities in enhancing quality early childhood education and care.
  • Practice professional values, attitudes and ethics.
  • Communicate effectively with children, colleagues, families and the community.
  • Apply problem solving, self-reflection, scientific skills and creative thinking in the care and education of young children.
  • Resource, select, analyse and apply information to enhance early learning and self-development.
  • Exhibit managerial and entrepreneurial skills in early childhood settings.



  • Philosophy of Education
  • Developing the Curriculum
  • Enhancing Teacher Professionalism
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Educational Psychology
  • Co-curricular Activities
  • Guidance for Children
  • School, Society & Family
  • Child Growth & Development
  • Research in the Classroom
  • Project Paper in Early Childhood Education


  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education
  • Language and Literacy of Young Children
  • Children's Health, Nutrition and Safety
  • Science for Young Children
  • Mathematics for Young Learners
  • Technology for Young Learners
  • Socio-Emotional and Development of Children
  • Music, Movement and Play
  • Evaluation and Observation of Young Children
  • Social Studies for Young Children
  • Visual Arts & Craft for Children
  • Caring for Infants & Toddlers
  • Home-School Partnership
  • Administration & Management of Early Childhood Centers
  • Practicum

Elective (Choose any 4 Subjects)

  • Children's Play
  • Creative Writing for Young Children
  • Folklore and Modern Storytelling for Young Children
  • Graphic Design for Young Children
  • Managing Children with ADHD and Down Syndrome
  • Education for Young Learners with Autism & Dyslexia
  • Teaching Young Learners with Special Needs
  • Intervention Strategies for Exceptional Children
  • Moral Education for Young Children
  • Teaching Methods and Strategies in Moral Education for Young Children
  • Assessment in Moral Education for Young Learners
  • Issues and Trends in Moral Education for Young Learners


Applicable to Malaysian Students Only

  • Islamic and Asian Civilisation 
  • Ethnic relations
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Social Responsibility Project

Applicable to International Students (in Malaysia) Only

  • English Grammar
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Social Responsibility Project


For Malaysian and International students:

  • Merit Scholarship available for top-performing students
  • 10% discount on tuition fee available through student loyalty scheme

For Malaysian students only:

  • 10% discount is offered to students who pay in full their annual tuition fee in one payment
  • 50% discount on tuition fee for senior citizens who are 55 years of age & above
  • 75% discount on tuition fee for the disabled
  • EPF withdrawal assistance
  • PTPTN loan assistance
  • RM6,000 personal income tax relief

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Last updated: 27/08/2018