Course Details

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

PICOMS International University College




  • Description

    The Diploma in Early Childhood Education aims to equip students with knowledge, skills and competencies for them to be professional practitioners in childcare settings and preschools. This new programme designed to address critical issues faced in the early childhood education system in Malaysia.

    Field of Study


    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees

    RM 38,100 (USD 8,918)

    MQA No.

    MQA/PA 8913

    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    Januari, April and September

Entry Requirements

  • O-Level/GCSE

    A pass in GCSE/O-level with Grade C in 3 subjects 

  • UEC

    A pass in Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with grade B in 3 subjects


    A pass in SPM with at least credit in any 3 subjects. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM), with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject or any equivalent qualification;


    A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with minimum Maqbul,

  • Others

    A pass in Sijil Pendidikan Awal Kanak-kanak (Level 3, SKM) or certificate (Level 3, KKM) in related courses from any approved and accredited institutions from Government of Malaysia with minimum CGPA 2.00


    Any equivalent qualifications approved by the Government of Malaysia

  • English Requirements

    Minimum score of 500 for Test of English as a foreign Language (TOEFL) OR International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with score of 5.0 OR its equivalent

Programme Structure

  • Year 1

    Introduction  to Early Childhood Education                  

    Child Growth and Development               

    Skills for Preschool Teachers 

    Health, Nutrition and Safety in Early Childhood Education

    Management and Administrative of Early Childhood                 

    Social Development in Early Childhood

    Guiding Young Children in Early Childhood Education

    Early Childhood Planning and Development

    English Language in Early Childhood Education

    Play in Early Childhood Education

  • Year 2

    Music and Movement

    Early Childhood Science

    Planning and Administering Early Childhood Education

    Language Development in Early Childhood 

    Early Childhood Mathematics

  • Year 3

    Assessment in Early Childhood Education

    Creativity in Early Childhood Education

    Special Need For Early Chilhood Education

    ICT in Early Childhood Education

    Professionalism in Early Childhood Education

    Relationship with Family and Community

    Entrepreneurship in Early Childhood Education

    Tarbiyatul Aulad in Islam


Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 38,100 (USD 8,918)

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