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Master of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Offered by: UNITAR International University
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration1 Yr 4 Mths (4 Sem)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time / Part Time
Fees (International Student)18690/Course
FacultyGraduate School of Education
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Mode of StudyBy Coursework
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.



  • Foundations of Education
  • Psychology of Learning and Instruction
  • Technology in Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Assessment in Education
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Education
  • Young Children in Multicultural Settings
  • Young Children Assessment
  • Policies and Programmes in Early Childhood Education


  • Theories and Practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Modification of Learning Materials for Young Children
  • Analysis and Design of Curriculum for Young Children
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Education
  • Project Paper


Entry Requirements
  • A Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent.
  • A Bachelor Degree in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent and 3 years working experience in early childhood fields. A
    Bachelor Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent and a Diploma in Early Childhood Education/4 years working experience in early childhood fields.
  • A Bachelor Degree not meeting CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent can be accepted subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in early childhood fields and rigorous internal assessment
    • Equivalent qualification from educational institutions recognised by the Malaysia Government
    • Through Open-Entry where candidates have to fulfill these requirements:
      1. Passed in STPM/Matriculation/Diploma or its equivalent
      2. Aged at least 35 years old on 1 January in the year of application iii.
      3. At least 5 years working experience in related field
Intake Months

January, June & October

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

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