Course Details

Award: Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (BECE)
MQA Approval PA4717
Duration 3 years (total up 8 semesters, incl. Industrial Training)
Intakes March, May & September
Total Course Fees RM 37,700 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Medium of Instruction Bilingual (Chinese & English)
Department DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

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 to do practice in actual situations.

Programme Modules *

  • Principle of Education
  • Principles of Instruction
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Implementing of National Preschool Curriculum
  • Child Development
  • Educational Psychology
  • Introduction to Infant & Child Care
  • Observation and assessment of Young Children
  • Guiding Children's Behaviour
  • Psychology of Young Children
  • Visual Arts for Young Children
  • Expressive Arts 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
  • Early Science and Technology
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children
  • Social Studies for Young Children
  • Early Mathematics
  • Children Literature
  • School-Community Relationships
  • Professional Ethics for Early Childhood Educators
  • Practicum (Nursery)
  • Practicum (Kindergarten)
  • Early Childhood Centre Administration
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Programme Planning and Development in Early Childhood Education
  • Learning Disabilities and Special Education Needs
  • Parental Education
  • Life Education
  • Multicultural Education
  • Introduction to Curriculum
  • Sociology of Education

* Selected programme modules

Minimum Entry Requirement

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

*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Student Enrolment Department.

Career Prospects

  1. Becoming a qualified kindergarten teacher in Malaysia or oversea.
  2. Becoming qualified child care worker.
  3. Becoming a 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 field of early childhood education.
  7. Conducting research in areas related to early childhood education.

FIND YOUR COURSE

address

Blok B&C, Lot 5, Seksyen 10, Jalan Bukit,
43000 Kajang, Selangor.

phone

+(60)3-87392770

email

neuc@newera.edu.my

OFFICE HOURS
Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 12:00pm; 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 12:30pm

(Off on Sunday and public holidays)