Diploma in Early Childhood Education

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Diploma in Early Childhood Education programme provides vital knowledge and skills to produce competent, ethical, professionally qualified and global early childhood educators. This programme also takes into consideration the multiple facets in the development of gifted children and children with special needs. All the core knowledge provided by this programme can be grouped onto the area of child development, curriculum and learning environment, administration and management, and also families and the community.

Programme Outline

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Pembangunan Diri
  • English 1
  • English 2
  • Personality and Grooming
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Foundation in Early Childhood Education
  • Development of Young Children
  • Gifted Children and Early Childhood Education
  • Qualities of Early Childhood Educator
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • Curriculum and Learning Activities of Nursery
  • Educational Psychology

Entry Requirements

  • Option 1: Entry with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia / Vokasional (SPM / SPMV)

  • Passed SPM / SPMV with 3 credits in any subject
  • Obtained a pass in History
  • Option 2: Entry with any Equivalent Qualification

  • Any equivalent qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government

Career Pathway

Students who have successfully completed the course can find employment in the private and public sectors as:

  • Early childhood educators
  • Manager of preschool or childcare centre
  • Researcher in early childhood field
  • Early childhood consultant
  • Children’s event organizers
  • Writers for creative learning programmes

Graduates are able to pursue bachelor studies at any potential universities.