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Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Offered by: Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs 4 Mths
Part Time/Full TimePart Time studies/Weekend classes
Fees11520/Course
FacultyFaculty of Education and Language
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description

Children Learning and Development have been the focus of the Early Childhood Education (ECE). ECE provides the basic education and prepares children for primary school education. The ECE programme at OUM will contribute to the all-rounded development of ECE teachers by updating their knowledge, skills and attitude as ECE professionals.

The programme is tailor-designed for Early Childhood teachers to ensure that they have the necessary and enriched knowledge about child development and assessment, curriculum content, children arts and music, learning and pedagogy, health and safety, and ECE-center management skills.

 

 

Curriculum
MPU Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Malaysian Studies 3
Entrepreneurship 3
Health & Wellness 3
TOTAL CREDIT 9

University Courses

University Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Learning Skills for Open Distance Learners 3
English for Written Communications 3
English for Oral Communications 3
English for Workplace Communications 3
Professional Ethics 3

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Development of Early Childhood Education 3
Child Behaviour Management 3
Family and Community in Early Childhood Education 3
Development of Malaysian Preschool Curriculum 3
Children Evaluation and Observation 3
Policy and Early Childhood Services 3
Principles of Teaching and Learning in Early Childhood Education 3
Language, Literacy and Communication 3
Cognitive Planning and Teaching 3
Arts and Creativity for Children 3
Affective Planning and Teaching 3
Health and Safety in Early Childhood Education 3
Entrepreneurship in Early Childhood Education 3
Music in Early Childhood Education 3
Introduction to Children Development 3
Early Mathematics for Children 3
Early Science for Children 3
Early Music for Children 3
Information Technology And Applications 3
Introductory Management 3
Practicum 6
Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

Passed SPM/SPMV/MCE or equivalent with 3 credits; OR
Passed SPM/SPMV/MCE or equivalent with at least 2 credits in any subjects AND 3 years working experience in early childhood field; OR
Passed SPM/SPMV/MCE or equivalent with at least 1 credit in any subjects AND 5 years working experience in early childhood field.

APEL Admission

More than 20 years of age on 1 January in the year of application AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test & Portfolio) conducted by OUM

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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