The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (BECE) (Hons) prepares students to become competent graduates for employment opportunities in the care and education sectors locally and internationally.

Approval Code (N/143/6/0112)(12/20)(MQA/PA8095)
Intake Jan, Aug
University Partners
Mode of Study Full Time
Duration of Study 3 Years
Assessments Examinations, Projects, Assignments, Final Year Project
Tuition Fee RM 56,300 (for Malaysian students)
  • A Pass in STPM with 2 Grade C (GP 2.00)
  • UEC with 5Bs
  • An equivalent Diploma/ Matriculation/ Foundation with CGPA 2.00
  • AND any 1 of the following:
  • A pass in SPM with 3 credits including English or its equivalent
  • O-Level with 3 Grade C including English
  • Other equivalent qualification approved/ accredited by the Malaysia Qualification Agency
Year 1
  • Nursery Programme Preparation
  • Child Development (The Growing Developing Child)
  • ECE and Curriculum I (Play and Learning Experiences)
  • Observation and Assessment I (The Nursery Programme)
  • Young Children’s Literature
  • Young Children’s Visual Arts Programmes (Art and Craft)
  • Development of Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Childhood Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young
  • Children Music and Movement in Early Childhood
Year 2
  • Kindergarten Programme Preparation
  • Teaching Young Children English
  • Managing Young Children’s Behaviours
  • Practicum I: Nursery Experience (8 Weeks ECCE Experience)
  • Child Development II (Learning Experiences and Development)
  • ECE and Curriculum II (Purpose Play and Preschool Programmes)
  • Observation and Assessment II (The Kindergarten Programme)
  • Mathematics in Early Childhood
  • Science and Technology in Early Childhood
  • Social and Environment Studies in Early Childhood
  • Teaching Young Children Bahasa Melayu
  • Physical and Health Education in Early Childhood
  • Elective I
Year 3
  • School, Society and Home
  • Practicum II: Kindergarten Practice (8 Weeks ECCE Experience)
  • Independent ECCE Inquiry (BECE Honours Projects)
  • Issues of ECE (Ethics and Professionalism, Accessibility and Quality)
  • Education of the Gifted and Talented
  • Management of Early Childhood Programmes
  • Children’s Theatre
  • ECCE Entrepreneurship
  • Elective II
  • Elective III
  • Teaching Young Children Chinese
  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Introduction to Learning Disabilities
  • School-Community Relationships
  • Globalism and Multiculturalism for Children
  • Introduction to Play Therapy
MPU SubjectsMPU
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Malaysian Studies*
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2*
MPU 2 (1 elective from 3 courses)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A**
  • Leadership and Life Skills
  • Leadership in Business
MPU 3 (1 elective from 2 courses)
  • Issues of Social Media on the Malaysia Society
  • Personal Financial Planning in Malaysia
MPU 4 (I elective from 2 courses)
  • Co-curriculum – Community Service 2
  • o-curriculum – Event Management 2
*For international students only
**Malaysian students who do not have a credit in their SPM Bahasa Melayu are compulsory to take this as component of U2, only once.