The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (BECE) (Hons) prepares students to become competent graduates for employment opportunities in the early 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 46,892 (Malaysian students), RM 47,312 (International students)
  • Pass STPM with 2 Grade C (GP 2.00)
  • Pass UEC with 5 Grade B
  • 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
• Psychology of Education
• Elective I
• MPU Subject I
• Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children
• Art and Craft
• MPU Subject II
• Children and Play
• Young Children’s Literature
• Music and Movement in Early Childhood
• Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood
• Foundation of EC Business and Entrepreneurship

Year 2
Kindergarten Programme Preparation:

• Managing Young Children's Behaviours
• 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 Malaysia
• Elective II
• MPU Subject III
• Special Need in Early Childhood Education
• Early Childhood Entrepreneurship and Management
• Physical and Health Education in Early Childhood
• MPU Subject IV
• Research Methodology in Early Childhood

Year 3
  • Families, Community and Society
  • Children's Theatre
  • Open Elective 
  • Issues, Ethics and Professionalism in Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Research Project
  • Practicum I: Nursery Experience
  • Practicum II: Kindergarten Practice
  • Principles  of Marketing
  • Small Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship Business Plan 
  • Teaching Young Children Mandarin
  • Teaching Young Children Tamil
  • Introduction to Play Therapy
  • Academic English
  • People Skills and Group Dynamics 
  • Understanding Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Positive Discipline in School 
  • Emotional & Behavioural Management for Special Needs

MPU Subjects
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Philosophy and Current Issues / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi*
  • Effective Communication / Bahasa Kebangsaan A**
  • Morals and Ethics
  • Community Service Project
*For international students only
**Malaysian students who do not have a credit in their SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to take this as component of U2, only once.