Diploma in Early Childhood Education
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Approval Code
KPT/JPS(N/143/4/0020) (MQA/FA9552)06/23
Course Mode
Full Time
Course Duration
2.5 Years
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
January, May and September
Course Overview

By enrolling in our Diploma in Early Childhood Education, you will learn various aspects of child development and you will also acquire professional skills to engage in teaching-learning processes and experiences, curriculum planning and various aspects of management in Early Childhood Education. 

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements
SPM / O-Level
3 credits (C) in any subjects
3 credits (B6) in any subjects
  • Completed relevant certificate programme from recognised institutions
  • Other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government

Courses Offered

Level 1

  • Foundation of Early Childhood Education
  • Development and Learning of Young Children
  • Observation and Assessment of Young Children
  • Child Growth and Development
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • Socio-emotional Development of Children
  • Early Childhood Teaching Principles
  • Young Children Classroom Behaviour Management
  • Play and Learning
  • Planning and Organising Early Childhood Care and Education Settings

Level 2

  • Research in Early Childhood Education
  • Cognitive Planning and Teaching
  • Language, Literacy and Communication for Young Children
  • Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Learning Disabilities and Special Education Needs
  • Spiritual and Moral Development for Young Children
  • Mathematics for Young Children
  • Science for Young Children
  • Technology for Young Children
  • Art and Craft for Young Children
  • Music and Drama for Young Children
  • Social Studies for Young Children
  • Physical Education for Young Children
  • Parental Teacher and Community Partnership
  • Practicum

General Courses (MPU)

  • Philosophy and Current Issues/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Introduction to Cultural Studies
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/ Presentation Skills
  • Community Service

Fee Structure

Local Students

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International Students

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International Progression Pathway

ProgrammeUniversityCountryPathwayFee (Yearly)
BA (Hons) Early Childhood StudiesUniversity College BirminghamUnited KingdomDiploma + 1.5 years£13,500

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