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Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Offered by: SEGi University & Colleges
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration2.5 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time / Part Time
FeesRefer to the Univ.
Fees (International Student)Refer to the Univ.
CampusSEGi University Kota Damansara, SEGi College Kota Damansara
FacultyEarly Childhood Care & Education
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description

The Diploma programme is aimed at preparing learners to meet the demands and challenges of the teaching profession at childcare centres and pre-schools for both public and private sectors. It is structured to enable graduates to acquire competencies in identifying the teaching and learning approaches for young children, and to be reflectively and professionally engaged in teaching-learning processes and experiences, curriculum planning, and aspects of management.

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
  • Foundation of Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Child Development
  • Special Educational Needs and Learning Disabilities
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • General Language Training
  • Physical Education in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Academic English
  • Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Play and Learning
  • Creativity in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • An introduction to the Theory and Practice of the Montessori Method of Education
  • Science & Technology for Young Children
  • Mathematics in Early Childhood care and Education
  • Planning and Organizing Early Childhood Care and Education Settings
  • Early Childhood Curriculum Approaches
  • Positive Child Guidance
  • Practicum 1
  • Social Studies in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Partnering with Families & Community
  • Management of Early Childhood Settings
  • Becoming an Early Childhood Professional
  • Practicum 2

Matapelajaran Umum (MPU)

  • Pengajian Malaysia (Local Bahasa)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International-Bahasa)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Bahasa)
  • Presentation Skills (English)
  • Islamic Studies (Bahasa)
  • Moral Studies (English)
  • Pengurusan Ko-kurikulum
Entry Requirements
  • SPM/O-Level
  • Any equivalent qualifications (3 credits)

For International Students:

  • TOEFL 500
  • IELTS 5.0
  • Any equivalent English Language examinations
Career Prospects

As graduates, you may look forward to a fulfilling career in the following early childhood-related fields such as teaching, ownership or management of a childcare or nursery, pre-school management consultancy, employment within international schools.

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

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