Course Details

Award: Bachelor in Early Childhood Education (Honours) (BECE) (R/143/6/0102A) (9 June 2020 - 8 June 2025)
MQA Approval MQA/FA4717
Duration 3 years (total up 8 semesters, incl. Industrial Training)
Intakes February, May, July & September
Total Course Fees RM 41,200 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Remark: This fee structure is applicable to Malaysian students only. Fee structure for international students please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.
Medium of Instruction English

Course Introduction

The Bachelor in Early Childhood Education consists of two core components: early childhood education and child care or nurseries. The aim of this course is to equip students with theoretical and professional knowledge in the subject of education as well as to provide them practical skills for work in private or government kindergartens, child care centres or nurseries.

Students will be exposed to various areas of study such as nursery, curriculum planning, teacher training, management, administration, editing and designing for institution of early childhood education or child care centres, localized multicultural education, and special education needs and learning disabilities. This course also includes professional theory and skills training such as music, psychology, infant and child care, fine art and early childhood education curriculum design. There will be two periods of internship where students do practice in actual situations.

Programme Modules *

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Implementing of National Preschool Curriculum
  • Children Growth and Development
  • Educational Psychology
  • Introduction to Infant & Child Care
  • Observation and Assessment of Young Children
  • Visual Arts for Young Children
  • Music and Movement for Young Children
  • Creativity in Teaching Young Children
  • Design of Young Children's Learning Environment
  • Curriculum Design for Early Childhood
  • Classroom & Behaviour Management
  • Language and Literacy for Young Children
  • Physical Education for Young Children
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children
  • Social Studies for Young Children
  • Early Mathematics
  • Children Literature
  • School-Community Relationships
  • Professionalism in Early Childhood Educators
  • Practicum (Nursery)
  • Practicum (Kindergarten)
  • Early Childhood Centre Administration
  • Programme Planning and Development in Early Childhood Education
  • Learning Disabilities and Special Education Needs
  • Parental Education
  • Introduction to Curriculum
  • Sociology of Education
  • Teaching Chinese for Young Children
  • Play in Early Childhood from Birth to Six Years
  • Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran Asuhan Permata
  • Teaching Drama to Young Children
  • Early Science
  • ICT For Young Children
  • Contemporary Issues and Trends in Early Childhood

* Selected programme modules

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • STPM (CGPA 2.0) with 2 Principal Passes
  • UEC with 5 Credits
  • Foundation in Chinese Communication (CGPA 2.0), New Era University College
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education (CGPA 2.0), New Era University College
  • A Level / Other qualifications deemed equivalent by MQA

*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Marketing & Sales Department.

Career Prospects

  1. Qualified kindergarten teacher in Malaysia or oversea.
  2. Qualified child care worker.
  3. Work as teacher, therapist or professional assistant to children with special needs.
  4. Setting up and managing kindergartens, child care centres and nurseries.
  5. Designing curriculum and children’s products for early childhood education.
  6. Managing the administrative work in the fields related to early childhood education.
  7. Conducting research in areas related to early childhood education.
  8. Further study Master of early childhood education or related education programme



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