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Bachelor in Early Childhood Education (Honours)

As a graduate of this programme, you will acquire the skills of an outstanding early childhood educator, a professional decision maker, an ethical leader, and a practical and critical thinker. You will develop competencies that allow you to develop and deliver pre-school curricula that incorporate innovative strategies to engage children and their families in meaningful learning. You will be able to advocate for children and their families, while also continuing your own professional development journey by reflecting on your professional practice. The programme incorporates introductory and advanced curriculum courses, with a strong focus on social justice and leadership. Practical placement experiences in nursery and pre-school settings are also provided.


Career prospects for Bachelor of Early Childhood Education Graduates


Professional Opportunities

  • Early Childhood Educator / Principal
  • Child Care Supervisor / Principal
  • Parent / Caregiver Educator
  • Early Childhood Programme Specialist
  • Child Care Referral Counselor
  • Professional Development Specialist / Co-ordinator



  • Early Childhood Setting
  • Child Care Centre
  • Family Resource Centre
  • Government Ministries and Agencies
  • Health Care Centre
  • Children Discovery Centre


Other Related Careers

  • Education Facilitator
  • Educational Toys / Books / Materials Marketer / Consultant
  • Creativity & Play Organizer
  • Events Manager (Targeted To Children & Families)
  • Early Learning Instructional Coach

General Studies Subjects 

For Malaysian Students

  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/Communication Skills
  • Community Service


For International Students

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • Communication Skills
  • Community Service
University Courses 

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Disciplined Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable Development in Malaysia
  • Devices, Networks and Applications
  • Design Thinking
  • Co-curricular activities
Compulsory Courses 

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Child Psychology
  • Child Growth and Development
  • Child Health and Safety
  • Children’s Literature
  • Learning in Early Childhood Education
  • Nutrition in ECE
  • Child Social-emotional Development
  • Mathematics in Early Childhood Development
  • Science in Early Childhood Education
  • Play in ECE
  • Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education
  • English Language for Early Childhood
  • Music and Drama in ECE
  • Spiritual and Moral Growth in ECE
  • Behaviour Management of Young Children
  • Programme Planning and Developments
  • Quality Physical Environments
  • Practicum
  • Child Social-emotional Development
Elective Courses 

  • Guiding Young Children
  • Educational Technology in ECE
  • Bahasa Melayu dalam Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak
  • Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Education
  • Family and Community Involvement in ECE
  • Special Needs Children in ECE
  • Management and Administration in ECE
  • Assessment and Evaluation in ECE
  • The Effective ECE Practitioner
  • Social Studies in Early Childhood Education

English Proficiency for International StudentsIELTS 5.0/ TOEFL PBT (500) or its equivalent
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) 

Pass with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two subjects or its equivalent

Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) 

Pass with a minimum grade of “Jayyid”


Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)


Pass with minimum of grade B in five (5) subjects



Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.00

A diploma in ECE or A Diploma in any field or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00

Other Qualifications 

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

Programme Details

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