Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) (Hons) – Online

R2-(DL/0112/6/0019) 04/29 (MQA/FA 1872)

Bachelor Degree
9 Semesters / 3 Years
100% PTPTN Available
RM 1133.33per
RM 40,800.00 total tuition fee
Price listed above is applicable to local students only

Why this course

The Bachelor in Early Childhood Education programme aims to provide professional development opportunities for prospective preschool teachers to possess a degree qualification. Specifically, the programme equips students with the knowledge, skills and competencies for them to work in industries that involve children such as preschools, Child Care & development centres, children enrichment centres, children play centres, theme parks and so on.

At UNITAR, apart from physical learning in the lecture hall or online learning, students are also given the opportunity to do activities in the simulation room which provides real experience of early childhood education. Through this course, students will be assessed on a value based project that will include fieldwork in groups or individually, to give students real-life experiences in the early childhood education industry and also through final examinations.

Price listed above is applicable to local students only
R2-(DL/0112/6/0019) 04/29 (MQA/FA 1872)

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Course information

Local Students

Programme Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Bachelor’s Programme:

  • A pass in STPM with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any two subjects or its equivalent; OR
  • A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid; OR
  • A pass UEC with minimum Grade B in five (5) subjects; OR
  • A pass in Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.0; OR
  • A Diploma in Early Childhood Education or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.0; OR
  • A Diploma in any field or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.0; OR
  • Pass Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM)/ Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM)/ Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in relevant field subject to the approval of the Senate and MUST attend bridging courses;​ OR
  • Pass DKM/ DLKM/ DVM with at least CGPA 2.00 AND have at least two (2) years of work experience in the relevant field and MUST attend bridging courses; OR
  • Pass BTEC Level 4 & 5 and pass SPM with at least three (3) credits in any subjects;​ OR
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government;​ OR
  • Entry requirements for admission into the Bachelor’s program (level 6, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOHE). Applicants must be / have:​
    • A Malaysian citizen; and
    • The candidate should be more than 21 years of age in the year of application;​
    • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; and
    • Pass the APEL Assessment​

Language Requirements

International students
  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS; OR
  • Minimum score of 42 for TOEFL; OR
    its equivalent.
Local students
  • Exempted from University English Courses:
    • Distinction in SPM / SPMV English
    • MUET Band 4, 5 and 6
    • A Pass in English Course at a previous institution
  • Required to take English Preparatory 2:
    • Credit in SPM / SPMV English
    • MUET Band 1, 2 and 3
  • Required to take both English Preparatory 1 and 2:
    • No credit in SPM / SPMV English

Programme Core Modules 

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education- Foundation Education 
  • Learning Environment for Young Children- Foundation Education 
  • Psychosociology for Social Sciences-Foundation Education 
  • Social and Emotion of Young Children-Foundation Education 
  • Family and Community in Early Childhood-Discipline Core 
  • Approaches in Early Childhood Education-Foundation Education 
  • Health and Safety for Young Children-Discipline Core 
  • Managing Child Behavior-Discipline Core 
  • Workplace English-Programme Core 
  • Assessment in Early Childhood Education-Discipline Core 
  • Management and Administration Early Childhood Education (pre-requisite CSZB2103)-Discipline Core 
  • Teacher Professional Development-Foundation Education 
  • Language and Literacy for Young Children (pre-requisite CSZB2103)-Discipline Core 
  • Technology for Early Childhood Education- Foundation Education 
  • Statistics in Social Sciences-Foundation Education 
  • Science for Young Children-Discipline Core 
  • Research Methodology-Foundation Education 
  • Physical Development of Young Children-Discipline Core 
  • Creative Writing for Young Children-Disciploine Core 
  • Mathematics for Young Children-Discipline Core 
  • Creative Movement for Young Children- Discipline Core 
  • Entrepreneurship in Early Childhood Education-Discipline Core 

Elective Discipline Core Modules 

  • Children Media and Communication 
  • Art and Craft for Young Children 
  • Nutrition for Young Children 
  • Childrens Toy and Play 
  • Music for Young Children 
  • Folklore and Modern Storytelling-Elective 
  • Puppetry in Early Childhood Education-Elective 
  • Creative Drama in Early Childhood Education-Elective 
  • Project Paper in Early Childhood Education 

University Core Modules 

  • English for Academic Purposes 
  • Design Thinking/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Recreational Event Planning 

MPU Modules 

  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (Int)
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban / Philosophy and Current Issues (Int)

Professional Practice 

  • Teaching Practicum 

Areas of Study 

  • Early Childhood Education Management
  • Managing Children’s Development
  • Managing Children’s Activities
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Children’s Performing Arts Teacher
  • Children’s Event Manager
  • Private School Teacher
  • Counsellor

The Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO) of this programme is to prepare graduates who are able to:

  1. Manage through the principles and methods of teaching and learning for children of varying ages.
  2. Managing children’s development up to preschool age and adult’s role in creating a stimulating environment.
  3. Managing children’s activities through children creativity development, resources and teaching methods, including design of play classrooms and safety protocol.
  4. Manage child behaviour Within the childcare setting, using effective strategies involving the environment and adult/child interaction.
  5. Entrepreneurship requirements Including laws and regulations as well as marketing and finances to manage a business effectively.

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