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Course DurationFull-Time: 2 years 2 months, Part-Time: 3 years 7 months
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FeesFull-Time RM19,500, Part-Time RM 20,300
Fees (International Student)Full-Time RM37,000, Part-Time RM 40,100
CampusKL, Pahang, Sabah
FacultyFaculty of Social Science and Humanities
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description

This diploma programme aims to equip students with a fundamental understanding of early childhood education. It is designed to produce early childhood educators with the relevant and up-to-date knowledge and competencies in child psychology, cognitive development, early childhood curriculum and assessment, children with special needs, digital technology in early childhood education, health and safety, school, family and community partnership and early childhood programme administration and management. Early childhood education simulation room, and creative art and play therapy room are among the facilities available in our campus to support students’ learning. Upon graduation, students can progress to the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours), at Year 2 entry level, if they wish to obtain a degree in early childhood education.

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Child Psychology
  • Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Education
  • Cognitive Development
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Early Years Mathematics
  • Co-Curriculum Management / Entrepreneurship
  • Teaching Science to Young Children
  • Early Childhood Curriculum: The Malaysian Perspective
  • Observing, Assessing and Guiding Young Children
  • Creativity in Early Childhood
  • Learning Through Play in Early Childhood Education
  • Technology and ICT in Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching English to Young Learners
  • Spiritual and Moral Development of Young Children
  • School, Family and Community Partnership in Early Childhood Education
  • Planning, Administering in Early Childhood Education
  • Social Studies and Environment for Early Childhood
  • Safety, Health and Nutrition for Early Childhood
  • Managing Behaviour in Young Children
  • Practicum I
  • Practicum II

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

Penghayatan Etika & Peradaban, Bahasa Kebangsaan A/Public Speaking/Drama/Social and Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, English for Tertiary Studies, Gym Workout/ Table tennis /Badminton, Professional English, Academic English

Entry Requirements

SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects

O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects

UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects

Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA


(1), (2), (3) Compulsory subjects

SPM Pass/O Level Grade E (Pass)/UEC Grade C in English Language**



#Grade B and above in AMMS0104 General Mathematics conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the Mathematics requirement for applicants with a pass in SPM/Grade D or Grade E (pass) in O Level/Grade C in UEC in the required Mathematics subject.


## Grade B and above in FPGS0104 General Science conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the Science requirement for applicants with a pass in SPM/Grade D or Grade E (pass) in O Level/Grade C in UEC in the required Science subject.


**Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC.

Intake Months
  • KL - February, June & November
  • PH - February, June & November
  • SB - June & November
Career Prospects
  • Preschool principals
  • Preschool administrators
  • Preschool teachers
  • Child enrichment programme instructors
  • Early childhood curriculum developer
  • Managers, executives and entrepreneurs in children-related industries

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

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