Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Programme Overview

The Diploma in Early Childhood Education aims to equip students with knowledge, skills and competencies for them to be professional practitioners and be employed in childcare settings and preschools. This new programme designed to address critical issues in early childhood education system in Malaysia in order to meet

The graduates of Diploma in Early Childhood Education can fill this increasing demand either from public or private pre-schools in Malaysia as qualified and trained teachers. this is so you can not only develop professional skills but can also find out about the wide range of professional careers open to you within the field.

pass in SPM with at least credit in any 3 subjects 


A pass in Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Gred B in 3 subjects



A pass in O-level with Gred B in 3 subjects 


A pass in Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM), with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject or any equivalent qualification; 


A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with minimum Maqbul, 


A pass in certificate (Level 3, KKM) in related courses and pass in SPM with at least credit in 1 subject


A pass in Sijil Pendidikan Awal Kanak-kanak (Level 3, SKM) or certificate (Level 3, KKM) in related courses from any approved and accredited institutions from Government of Malaysia with minimum CGPA 2.00 


 Any equivalent qualifications approved by the Government of Malaysia

English proficiency for foreign student:

International students are required to achieve a minimum score of 500 for Test of English as a foreign Language (TOEFL) OR Internasional English Language Testing System (IELTS) with score of 5.0 OR its equivalent

Graduates will have a chance to pursue your bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or any related course locally or abroad.

Year 1     

Introduction  to Early Childhood Education                  

Child Growth and Development               

Skills for Preschool Teachers 

Health, Nutrition and Safety in Early Childhood Education

Management and Administrative of Early Childhood                 

Social Development in Early Childhood

Guiding Young Children in Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Planning and Development

English Language in Early Childhood Education

Play in Early Childhood Education


Year 2           

Music and Movement

Early Childhood Science

Planning and Administering Early Childhood Education

Language Development in Early Childhood 

Early Childhood Mathematics


Year 3          

Assessment in Early Childhood Education

Creativity in Early Childhood Education

Special Need For Early Chilhood Education

ICT in Early Childhood Education

Professionalism in Early Childhood Education

Relationship with Family and Community

Entrepreneurship in Early Childhood Education

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Batu Muda

Programme Status:

Provisional Accreditation

Programme Code:

MQA/PA 8913



Study Mode:


Study Level:



Januari, April and September


2.7 years