Faculty of Education & Liberal Sciences

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

(R/143/4/0072) (MQA/FA 3571) 02/2024

Programme Description

Emphasizing 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.

Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full & Part Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 90
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya & Johor Bahru campuses


  • Academic English 1
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi / Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Badminton Club (Co-Curriculum)
  • Academic English 2
  • Basic Entrepreneurship /Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Principles of Management
  • Child Growth and Development
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Professional Communication
  • Academic English 3
  • Curriculum and Development
  • Science for Young Children
  • Social Studies in ECE



  • Teaching English To Young Children
  • Teaching Mathematics
  • Music& Drama for young Children
  • Art for Young Children
  • ICT in Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching Bahasa To Young Children
  • Childhood Literature-Malaysia and International Folktales
  • Teaching Approaches in ECE
  • Behaviour Management for Young Children
  • Assessments for ECE
  • Nursery Practice for Young Children
  • Managing Early Childcare Centre
  • Moral and Spiritual Development in ECE



  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • Special Needs in ECE
  • Families and Community
  • Involvement in ECE
  • Practicum 1
  • Practicum 2


i) A pass in SPM with a minimum of 3 credits in any subject or its equivalent; OR ii) A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject or its equivalent; OR iii) ApassinSijilTinggiAgamaMalaysia(STAM)with a minimum grade of Maqbul; OR iv) *Pass SKM (Level 3, MQF) in Early Child Care/Preschool (HEP is required to implement a screening and bridging program which correspond to the program field); OR v) A Certificate in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or its equivalent; OR vi) A Certificate in any field or its equivalent.

For International Students

A minimum score of 5.0 in IELTS OR its equivalent.

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