Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

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Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Hons Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake January, May, October


Overview of Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Hons in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR Malaysia

Early Childhood examines the life of pre-school children and the way they grow up which has direct influence on their overall development to adulthood and their well being as adult. 

The early experiences of pre-school children such as the relationship their parents bond with them and their early growing up experiences deeply affect their emotion, physical, cognitive, and social development. Healthy experiences of the lives of pre-school children will ensure the successes of their future. 

The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) aims to develop early childhood education professionals who are well equipped with the relevant knowledge and skills and the ability to contribute to the growth of early childhood education in Malaysia. 

It will build among students an in-depth knowledge and appreciation of the concepts, theories and application of early childhood education, and instill in them the values of professionalism and ethical conduct and best practices. 


  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Childhood Entrepreneur/Manager
  • Child Learning Difficulty Specialist
  • Early Childhood Parenting Supervisor
  • Family Childcare House Provider
  • Early Childhood Trainer/Lecturer
  • Development Psychologist


  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)



Year 1

  • Art, Craft and Drama for Early Childhood 
  • Bahasa dan Literasi untuk Awal Kanak-Kanak
  • Child Development 
  • Early Mathematics and Science 
  • Elective I 
  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education 
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition for Early Childhood 
  • Humanities for Early Childhood 
  • Music and Movement for Early Childhood 
  • Observing and Assessing Young Children Professionalism and Portfolio for Early Childhood Educators 
  • Social Studies and Environment for Early Childhood 
  • Technology for Early Childhood Education 


Year 2

  • Child Care and Education 
  • Children with Special Needs 
  • Early Childhood Curriculum Planning and Development 
  • Early Childhood Learning Environments 
  • Elective II 
  • English Language and Literacy for Early Childhood 
  • Family & Community Partnerships in Early Childhood Education 
  • Guiding Young Children 
  • Mathematics and Science for Preschoolers 
  • MPU1* 
  • Physical Education for Early Childhood 
  • Research Methods 
  • Sociology in Malaysian Context 
  • Spiritual and Moral Values for Early Childhood


Year 3

  • Administration and Management in Early Childhood Education 
  • Co-Curriculum 
  • Early Childhood Student Project 
  • Elective III 
  • Group Dynamics 
  • MPU1** 
  • National Language/ Other Languages 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies 
  • Teaching Practice (Taska & Tadika) 
  • Trends and Issues of Early Childhood Education


Elective I - Choose 1 course

  • Chinese Language for Early Childhood 
  • Informal Education for Early Childhood 
  • Tamil Language for Early Childhood Education


  • Elective II - Choose 1 course

    • International Approaches to Early Childhood Education 
    • Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships 
    • Thematic Approaches in Practice 


  • Elective III - Choose 1 course

    • Applying Creativity in Early Childhood 
    • Cross-Cultural Psychology


National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language


  • MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

    • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
    • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students


  • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students


Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Community Project
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project


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