Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT)

Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quick Facts


2.2 years


Full-time, On-campus


Feb, Jun, Nov

Tuition Fees


Course Structure

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Child Psychology
  • Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Education
  • Cognitive Development
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Early Years Mathematics
  • Co-Curriculum Management/Entrepreneurship
  • Teaching Science to Young Children
  • Early Childhood Curriculum: The Malaysian Perspective
  • Observing, Assessing and Guiding Young Children
  • Creativity in Early Childhood
  • Learning Through Play in Early Childhood Education
  • Technology and ICT in Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching English to Young Learners
  • Spiritual and Moral Development of Young Children
  • School, Family and Community Partnership in Early Childhood Education
  • Planning, Administering in Early Childhood Education
  • Social Studies and Environment for Early Childhood
  • Safety, Health and Nutrition for Early Childhood
  • Managing Behaviour in Young Children
  • Practicum I
  • Practicum II

Entry Requirements

  • SPM: Pass with a minimum of 3 credits in any subject or its equivalent
  • STPM: Pass with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject or its equivalent
  • STAM: Pass with a minimum grade of Maqbul
  • SKM level 3 in Early Child Care/Preschool: Pass and pass SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject
  • Certificate:
    • In Early Childhood Education (ECE) or its equivalent OR
    • In any field or its equivalent

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