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Diploma in Children Performing Arts

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)21980/Course
FacultyFaculty of Early Childhood Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
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 1
  • English 1
  • Introduction to Child Development
  • Children Arts Culture In Malaysia
  • Principles of Performing Arts
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • English 2
  • Fundamental of Stage Management
  • Fundamental of Creative Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • English 3
  • Approaches in Teaching Arts and Creativity for Young Children
  • Traditional Dance and Modern Dance
  • Story Telling for Young Children


  • Co-Curriculum
  • Working with Parent, Family and Community
  • Voice and Speech
  • Acting and Creative Movement
  • Health and Safety for Young Children
  • Creative Learning Through Play
  • Guiding Child Behaviour
  • Fundamental of Production Management
  • Fundamental for Creative Technology
  • Instrument and Song Composition
  • Industrial Training / Creative Training Programme


  • Children Drama and Theatre
  • Elective Course*
  • Attraction Management

* Elective Course: Personal Selling Skills / Event Management


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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