Course Details

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours)

Kolej Universiti Poly-Tech MARA




  • Description
    The programme prepares students to become professional teachers. The curriculum in an early childhood education programme covers a broad spectrum of both general education and major-specific courses. Students will cover general coursework in English, Maths, social studies and humanities. Not only that, they will also learn pedagogical theories and techniques, and health and family topics in classes specific to their early childhood education major. Some of the topics are:

    ● Child development
    ● Children, families and societies
    ● Language and literacy development
    ● Exploring teaching and learning
    ● Classroom management
    ● Early childhood education assessment

    With such a skill set, the graduates are professionals who will be able to develop and change the world of education in their work environment.

    Its graduates are also potential diploma lecturer, childcare centre director, home-based service provider, family support specialist, consultant, researcher and sales representative.

    Above all, KUPTM Early childhood education graduates are also encouraged to become PERMATA, KEMAS and private entrepreneurs.
    Field of Study


    Duration (Years)

    3 years

    Course Fees

    RM43,450 (USD 10,358)

    MQA No.


  • Intake (Month)

    January, May & September

Entry Requirements

    Passed the Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM) or equivalent to Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two (2) subjects or equivalent;

    Passed the Malaysian Higher Certificate of Religion (STAM) with a minimum grade of Jayyid;
  • Matriculation/Foundation
    Passed Matriculation / Foundation / Foundation or equivalent
  • Other
    Other recognized qualifications equivalent to it by the Malaysian Government
  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree
    Graduated Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ECE) (Phase 4, MOH) or equivalent

    Graduated Diploma (Phase 4, MOH) or equivalent
  • English Requirements
    International applicants need to have the following language qualifications:

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

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Play in Early Childhood Education

    Language and Literacy in Early Childhood

    Management and Administration of Early Childhood Education Institution

    Children's Health, Nutrition and Safety

    Assessment and Evaluation for Early Childhood Education

    Counselling and Guidance for Early Childhood Education.

    Mathematic and Numeracy in Early Childhood Education

    Parent and Community Involvement in Early Childhood Education

    Spiritual and Moral in Early Childhood Education

    Arts and Craft for Children

    Law and Advocacy in Early Childhood Education

    Basic Instructional Technology

    Sociology in Early Childhood Education

    Arabic 1

    Mandarin 1

    French 1

    Arabic 2

    Mandarin 2

    French 2

    Hubungan Etnik

    Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

  • Year 2

    Principles of Children Behaviour Management

    Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)

    Pengajian Malaysia 3

    Free Elective 1

    Bahasa Melayu dalam Pendidikan Awal Kanak-kanak

    Special Needs in Early Childhood Education

    Growth and Development of the Children

    Method and Strategies of Teaching in Early Childhood Education

    Science for Young Children

    Personal Development

    Creativity & Innovation

    Educators of Early Childhood Education

    Introduction to Research Methodology in Education

    Music, Movement and Drama

    Leadership and Interpersonal Skills II

    Bahasa Kebangsaan A

    Free Elective 1

  • Year 3

    Entrepreneurship with Digital Application 2

    Curriculum Planning and Development in Early Childhood Education

    Programme Planning & Development

    Pengajian Islam 3

    Ethics and Moral 3

    Teaching English for Young Learners

    Academic Project for Early Childhood Education

    Khidmat Masyarakat

    Practicum (TASKA and TADIKA)

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM43,450 (USD 10,358)

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