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Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Offered by: UNITAR International University
Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs 4 Mths (7 Sem)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time/Part Time
Fees (International Student)19280/Course
FacultyFaculty Of Education & Humanities
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description

The Faculty of Early Childhood Studies specialises in Early Childhood Studies that caters to the needs and aspirations of those who seek knowledge in this field. We offer innovative and the latest knowledge in professional pedagogy to be the leading faculty of Early Childhood Studies in the country.

“Beyond Childcare” is what we aspire, in producing experienced and knowledgeable practitioners who ensures best values and practices to be carried out in children’s education, best health practices and in children-related industries. It is also to educate innovative entrepreneurs and meet the market demand for skilled and knowledgeable graduates via UNIEC (UNITAR Education Core) our 21st Century Teaching and Learning methodology to deliver a technology driven education.



  • Skills Enhancement
  • English 1
  • Introduction to Child Development
  • Curriculum for Early Childhood Education
  • Management and Administration of Early Childhood Programme
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • English 2
  • Teaching and Learning Approaches in Early Childhood Programme
  • Family and Community in Early Childhood Programme
  • Guiding Child Behaviour
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • English 3
  • Approaches in Teaching Arts and Creativity for Young Children
  • Approaches in Teaching Science and Mathematics for Young Children
  • Movement and Physical Intelligence for Young Children
  • Assessment in Early Childhood Programme


  • Co-Curriculum
  • Teaching English For Young Children
  • Safety and Environmental Management for Young Children
  • Approaches in Teaching Music for Young Children
  • Critical Thinking
  • Health and Nutrition for Young Children
  • Pendekatan Pengajaran Bahasa Melayu untuk Kanak-Kanak
  • Creative Learning Through Play
  • Micro Teaching
  • Approaches in Teaching Affective Development for Young Children
  • Practicum


  • Entrepreneurship in Early Childhood Programme
  • Mandarin / Arabic language


Entry Requirements
  • A pass in SPM or its equivalent with a minimum of 3 credits.
  • A pass in SPM or its equivalent with a minimum of 2 credits and 3 years working experience in early childhood education fields. 
  • A pass in SPM or its equivalent with a minimum of 1 credit and 5 years working experience in early childhood education fields.
  • A pass in STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C(GP 2.0) in any 1 subject.
  • A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Maqbul. A pass in SKM Level 3 or Sijil Kolej Komuniti in Early Child Care/Preschool and a pass in SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject.
  • A pass in UEC with at least Grade B in 3 subjects.
  • A pass in O-Level with at least Grade C in 3 subjects.
  • A pass in Certificate in Early Childhood Education or its equivalent in a related field. Other equivalent qualification.
Intake Months

January, April, June & October

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

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