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 (R/143/6/0112)(01/25)(MQA/FA8095)
Intake Jan, Aug
Affiliation / Partner
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
Year 1
Nursery Programme Preparation:
  • Growth and Development for Early Childhood
  • Foundation of Early Childhood Care And Education
  • People Skills and Group Dynamics
  • Elective I
  • Mata Pelajaran Umum I
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children
  • Psychology of Education
  • Mata Perajaran Umum II
  • Children and Play
  • Art and Craft
  • Music and Movement in Early Childhood
  • Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood
  • Managing Young Children's Behaviours
Year 2
Kindergarten Programme Preparation:
  • Young Children's Literature
  • Social and Environment Studies in Early Childhood
  • Science and Technology in Early Childhood
  • Mathematics in Early Childhood
  • Teaching Young Children English
  • Teaching Young Children Bahasa Melayu
  • Elective II
  • Mata Pelajaran Umum III
  • Special Needs Education
  • Children's Theatre
  • Physical and Health Education in Early Childhood
  • Mata Pelajaran Umum IV
  • Research Methodology in Early Childhood
Year 3
School, Society and Home:
  • Families, Community and Society
  • Early Childhood Entrepreneurship and Management
  • Open Elective
  • Issues, Ethics and Professionalism in Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Research Project
  • Practicum I: Nursery Experience
  • Practicum II: Kindergarten Practice
  • Academic English
  • Storytelling for Young Learners
  • Teaching Young Children Mandarin
  • Teaching Young Children Tamil
  • Introduction to Play Therapy
  • Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Positive Discipline in School
  • Emotional and Behavioural Management for Special Needs
MPU Subjects
  • 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 (1 elective from 2 courses)
  • Co-curriculum – Community Service 2
  • Co-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.