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Diploma in Early Childhood Education - Online Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode ONLINE
  Duration 3 - 6 years
Intake Deadline


Overview of Diploma in Early Childhood Education - Online in SEGi UNIVERSITY Malaysia

You will gain an understanding of the cognitive, psychological and physical development of the child and how to use this knowledge to develop and promote child development.

Through this programme, you will develop the skills to assess and diagnose students’ individual learning needs, and to work with learners of all abilities.

You will also get to meet and network with childcare providers and teachers to share experience and establish contacts.

Programme Structure

Programme Structure of Diploma in Early Childhood Education - Online in SEGi UNIVERSITY Malaysia

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education
  • Development of Young Children
  • Play and Learning
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • General Language Training
  • Physical Education for Young Children
  • Academic English
  • Observation and Assessment of Young Children
  • Creativity for Young Children
  • Special Educational Needs and Learning Disabilities
  •  An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of the Montessori Method of Education
  • MPU 1 (Malaysian Studies for local students or BM Komunikasi 1 for international students)
  • MPU 2 (Bahasa Kebangsaan A for those without credit in SPM BM or Presentation Skills)


  • Science and Technology for Young Children
  • Mathematics for Young Children
  • Planning and Organising Early Childhood Care and Educational Settings
  • Early Childhood Curriculum Approaches
  • Classroom and Behaviour Management
  • Practicum 1
  • Co-Curriculum Management
  • Social Studies for Young Children
  • Language and Literacy for Young Children
  • MPU 3 (Islamic Studies for Muslim students or Moral Studies for non-Muslim students)
  • Partnering with Families and Community
  • Management of Early Childhood Settings
  • Becoming an Early Childhood Professional
  • Practicum 2



  • Weekend/weekday evening classes
  • Supported learning with scheduled workshops & webinars
  • Independent learning with intensive revision & online materials


  • Blackboard Learn

Log in anytime, anywhere using the personalised app from your smartphone or tablet

  • Personalised structure

Decide on the number of courses enrolled each semester


  • EPF withdrawal/claim from Account 2
  • RM7,000 individual income relief for education
Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Diploma in Early Childhood Education - Online in SEGi UNIVERSITY Malaysia

  • SPM/SPMV with 3 credits

  • UEC with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects

  • O-Levels with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects

  • SKM Level 3

  • STPM with at least a C in 3 subjects

  • Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Ministry of Education

Students who do not meet there entry requirements but have a significant amount of related work experience may also apply. 

Career Prospects

Career Prospects of Diploma in Early Childhood Education - Online in SEGi UNIVERSITY Malaysia

You can look forward to a rewarding and fulfilling career in various early childhood-related fields; including roles of teaching, management of a childcare centre or preschool, preschool management consultancy, educational product research and development. You will also able to find employment with private and International Schools with nursery or preschool classes.

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