Course Details

BA (Hons) Early Years Education (3+0)

Offered by: SEGi College Penang (DK250-03(P)
Exam BodyUniversity of Greenwich, UK
Course Duration3 Yrs (3+0)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesRefer to the Univ.
Fees (International Student)Refer to the Univ.
CampusSEGi College Kuala Lumpur, SEGi College Subang Jaya, SEGi College Penang, SEGi College Sarawak
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryUnited Kingdom
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description

With the diploma in early childhood as the minimum requirement for those working in kindergartens, the discerning practitioner will want to stand out in the crowd. Designed with employability in mind, our degree is a practical programme, which requires students to be in placement at least twice a week. The degree is developed by an experienced team of academics and industry professionals from the University of Greenwich, which has a long tradition of training teachers. It is delivered by the SEGi team with strong industry experience, who are able to place this international programme within the local context.

This degree in Early Years Education will give you an understanding of the core values of the early year’s workforce. You will study cognition, health and wellbeing, review practice and policy, and learn the importance of encouraging a child’s development in partnership with their family. The ultimate goal of this degree is to develop agents of change, confident in leading the workforce to create a better future for the next generation.

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
  • Understanding and Managing Children’s Behaviour
  • Children as Confident Learners
  • Introduction to Health and Wellbeing from Conception to Young Adulthood
  • Introduction to the Children’s Workforce: Workplace Experience 1
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International students)
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Local students)
  • The World from the Child’s Perspective
  • Engaging Play
  • Malaysian Studies 3 (International students)
  • Hubungan Etnik (Local students)
  • Design Thinking / Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Elective: Academic Research Methods or Communication and Thinking Skills
  • Social Policy and Social Pedagogies
  • The Young Mathematician
  • Supporting the Social Well-being of Children and their Families: Workplace Experience 2
  • Elective
  • Malaysia Society 5.0
  • Enabling Environments for Young Children: Supporting Outdoor Play
  • Young Explorers: Knowledge and Understanding of the World
  • Language and Digital Literacies
  • Understanding Creativity in Early Years Contexts
  • Work Placement 1 / Practicum 1: TASKA
  • Child Development and Learning: Birth to Eight Years
  • Leading and Managing in Early Years: Workplace Experience 3
  • Curriculum and Assessment in Early Years: Workplace Project
  • Keeping Children Safe from Harm
  • Community Engagement
  • Mentor Preparation for the Children’s Workforce
  • Work Placement 2 / Practicum 2: TADIKA
  • Elective: Mentor Preparation for the Children’s Workforce or Early Intervention
Entry Requirements
  • UEC with 5 credits
  • STPM with Grade C in 3 subjects
  • A-Level with passes in 3 subjects
  • Matriculation / Foundation or equivalent
  • SAM / AUSMAT with min ATAR 60
  • Related SKM Level 5
  • Related Diploma
Career Prospects

The programme prepares you to take on leadership and management positions in a range of settings and services. These include early years settings, children’s centres, health and social care, community settings and childminding networks.

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

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