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Diploma in Early Childhood Education APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
Intake Deadline
  Tution Fees N/A

Emphasising the core values and skills required in the early childhood curriculum, this programme enables learners to design, implement and evaluate appropriate learning experiences for early childhood settings.


  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Academic English 1
  • Principle of Management
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • National Language A
  • Professional Communication
  • Science for Young Children
  • Child Growth & Development
  • Malaysian Studies 2 / Malay Communications 1 *
  • Academic English 2
  • Co Curriculum
  • Curriculum and Development
  • Social Studies in Early Childhood Education
  • Academic English 3
  • Education Technology for Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching Approaches in Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching Bahasa To Young Children
  • Childhood Literature-Malaysia and International Folktales
  • Teaching English To Young Children
  • Teaching Mathematics
  • Music & Drama for young Children
  • Art for Young Children
  • Social Skills & Moral Development
  • Behaviour Management for Young Children
  • Assessments for ECE
  • Play Therapy
  • Managing Childcare Centre
  • Special Needs
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • School and Community
  • Industrial Training 1
  • Industrial Training 2


  • Passed SPM / SPMV with at least credit in 3 subjects; or
  • Passed the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in 3 subjects; or
  • Passed GCE O Level with at least a full pass in 3 subjects; or
  • Passed Level 3 Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) in relevant field; and
  • Passed SPM with at least one credit in 1 subject; and
  • Has gone through consolidation program (if necessary); or
  • Passed certificates in related fields (level 3 MOH) with at least CGPA 2.0; or
  • Passed the STPM with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in 1 subject; or
  • Passed STAM (Maqbul rank); or
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian government.

Additional Requirement for International Students - English

  • For international students:
    An English Exam as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 500 OR International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a score of 5.0 OR equivalent is required.


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