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Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education

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Intake starts in March, July, October

Duration

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

Programme Level

Bachelor

Awarding Institution

University of Cyberjaya Main Campus

Intakes

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

Overview

Is Bachelor of Early Childhood Education for You?

Embark on a rewarding journey with our Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (ECE) programme. Immerse yourself in practical learning with internships and hands-on training in real educational environments. 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

With a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, you can pursue careers as:

  • Preschool teachers
  • Day-care coordinators
  • Child development specialists
  • Curriculum designers
  • Educational consultants

Career Organisation

Your skills will be in demand at:

  • 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 an in-depth programme designed to prepare graduates for vital roles in early education such 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 will also 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?

Our panel of 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 educators come from leading educational institutions and relevant organisations within the education sector.

 

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

Early childhood education (ECE) is pivotal for a child's development and future success. Quality ECE programmes are linked to improved academic performance, higher graduation rates, and better employment prospects. As an ECE educator, you'll contribute to creating foundational experiences that guide children towards lifelong learning and well-being.

Furthermore, ECE educators also play a crucial role in identifying developmental delays, learning difficulties, and behavioural issues at an early stage. With the skills to recognise and address these challenges, educators can significantly improve outcomes for children through early intervention, ensuring a brighter future for all.

Embarking on a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education equips you with the knowledge and skills to make a profound impact on the lives of young learners and society at large, laying a strong foundation for a brighter future that applies anywhere around the world.

Entry Requirement

Qualification

Requirement

STPM
STPM

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

STAM
STAM

A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid.

UEC
Certificate

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

Matriculation or Foundation
Matriculation

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

Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Diploma

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

Diploma
Diploma

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

APEL A
Other

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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

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