Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Early Childhood Education

Be an Educator

Intake starts in March, July, October


Full-time, 3 years
Part-time, 5 years

Programme Level


Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus


March, July, October
Available to International and Domestic students.
(N/0112/6/0006) 08/28 MQA/PA 16512 06/28


Is Early Childhood Education for You?

Embark on a transformative journey with our Early Childhood Education (ECE) programme. Gain practical experience through immersive internships and hands-on training in real educational settings. Our programme is designed to empower you with the essential tools and insights needed to nurture the minds of young learners, fostering their resilience and nurturing their creative problem-solving abilities.

Benefit from a supportive panel of educators guiding your practical training. Join a community dedicated to shaping the future of education, preparing you for impactful roles as educators, curriculum developers, and advocates for positive change.

Career Impact

Career Prospect

Graduates can pursue careers as:

  • Preschool teachers
  • Daycare coordinators
  • Child development specialists
  • Curriculum designers
  • Educational consultants

Career Organisation

  • Preschools and Daycares
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Child Development Centers
  • Special Education Settings
  • Freelance and Private Practice
  • Consulting and Curriculum Development Institutions
  • Child Welfare NGO

Course Structure

Course Description

The Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Early Childhood Education is a comprehensive programme tailored to prepare graduates for roles as preschool teachers, childcare coordinators, curriculum developers, parent educators, or early intervention specialists. This degree equips graduates with specialised knowledge and practical experience in early childhood education, focusing on child development, instructional strategies, and fostering a supportive learning environment for young children.

Course Training and Practical

Practical training is emphasised through internships, providing hands-on experience in real educational settings. Students receive guidance from a supervisory panel to ensure progress and successful completion of their practical training.

Year 1

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Development of Malaysian Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Classroom and Behavioural Management
  • Management and Leadership in ECCE Centres
  • Child Developmental Psychology
  • Technology in Early Childhood Education
  • Assessment in Early Childhood Education
  • Arts and Creativity in Early Childhood Education
  • Social Studies in Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Education Policies and Services

Year 2

  • Early Mathematics for Children
  • Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Education
  • Music and Movement in Early Childhood Education
  • Safety, Health and Nutrition in ECE
  • The Child, Family and Community Relations in ECE
  • Early Science for Children
  • Advanced Creative Educational Method
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Childhood Literature: Malaysian Folktales
  • Multilingualism: Pengajaran Bahasa Melayu untuk Kanak-Kanak
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Moral Education in Early Childhood Education


Year 3

  • Play Therapy
  • Entrepreneurship in ECE
  • Learning Disabilities in Early Years
  • Characteristics and Development of Children with Special needs
  • Curriculum and Syllabus Designing
  • Teaching in Special Education Classroom
  • Quality Physical Environment in Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Research
  • Internship I
  • Internship II

The Experience

Who is teaching?

The panel educators are experienced professionals and experts in early childhood education who provide guidance, assessment, and supervision to students pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. These panel educators are typically appointed from established educational institutions or relevant organizations within the field of education.

On Campus Learning

When students are on campus, they will be learning in various settings including classrooms, lecture halls and educational labs (Simulation room).
Virtual Tour of University Cyberjaya Campus

Off Campus Learning

Students will learn beyond the campus through fieldwork, practical sessions, and industry visits.

Solve World Challenges

Research shows that experiences during the early years have a lasting impact on a child's future development and success. Quality early childhood education programmes have been linked to improved academic achievement, increased high school graduation rates, reduced involvement in criminal activities, and better employment prospects later in life. By studying ECE, educators can contribute to creating positive early experiences that set children on a path towards lifelong learning and well-being.

Early childhood educators also play a crucial role in identifying and addressing developmental delays, learning difficulties, and behavioural issues at an early stage.  Educators acquire the knowledge and skills to recognise signs of potential challenges and provide appropriate interventions or referrals. Early intervention can greatly improve outcomes for children by addressing issues before they become more severe or ingrained.

ECE is important in today's society and directly contributes to the optimal development of young children, laying a strong foundation for a brighter future that applies anywhere around the world.

Entry Requirement




A pass in STPM with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects or its equivalent.


A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid.


A pass in UEC with minimum Grade B in any 5 subjects.

Matriculation or Foundation

Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

A Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Level 4, MQF) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00.


A Diploma (Level 4, MQF) in any field or its equivalent.

For International Students Only

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500; OR International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0; OR equivalent.

How to Apply

Applications can be made using our Online Registration System.
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