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Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Offered by: Management and Science University (MSU)

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Exam BodyManagement and Science University
Course Duration2 ½ years
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FeesRM20,000 - RM25,000
FacultySchool of Education and Social Sciences (SESS)
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description

If you have a passion for working with children and envision a career in it, this programme will give you an excellent foundation. Through the Diploma in Early Childhood Education programme at Management and Science University, you will be equipped with the theoretical and practical aspects in the teaching of pre-school and primary school children. You will develop an understanding of children’s physical and mental needs, besides their social, cognitive, creative, and emotional development. The practicum at the end of your studies will help prepare you to embark on your journey in early childhood education.


Year One

  • Fundamentals of Health, Safety and Nutrition for Early Childhood Education
  • Philosophy of Early Childhood Education
  • Approaches in Early Childhood Education
  • Program Planning for Infants and Toddlers 

Year Two

  • Family and Community Relations
  • Child Development
  • Pre-School Science and Mathematics
  • Observation, Assessment and Evaluation

Year Three

  • Internship: Teaching Training
Entry Requirements

i. Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)/Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia Vokasional (SPMV) with at least three (3) credits; or

ii. Any other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the Malaysian Government.

iii. Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least Grade B in three (3) subjects

Career Prospects
  • Child Care Provider
  • Child Development Consultant
  • Pre-school Teacher

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

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