Bachelors of Special Needs Education (Hons)

Duration:3 years

Intakes:April, July & Sept/Oct

Campus:Quest International University, Ipoh, Perak

Level of Study:Degree

Faculty:Social Sciences

Course Code:JPT/BPP(MQA/PA6537)11/21

About this course

The Bachelor of Special Needs Education (Honours) programme is designed especially for students who are interested in working with children with special needs. The programme equips its graduates with the knowledge, competencies and attitudes that will enable them to work effectively with children with special needs. A key feature of the programme is the acquisition of skills and competencies in practical contexts. Students are provided with 640 hours of practical work experience in real world environments where they work with special needs children as well as stakeholders and providers of Special Needs Education.

This programmes equips graduates with:

  • expertise in evidence-based practices for working with young children at risk of, or with disabilities, and their families
  • skills for supporting and collaborating with families of children with special needs
  • effective strategies for providing instruction to young children with disabilities
  • the skills of early intervention involving early identification of developmental delays and providing prompt interventions so that special needs issues among children are addressed before they become ingrained problems
  • organisational and managerial competencies that will enable them to work in governmental organisations and NGOs that provide services for special needs children and their families.

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Subject Listing

General Studies Unit (GSU) Courses



● Hubungan Etnik

● Communication Skills

● Media and Community

● Community Service


● Bahasa Melayu Kebangsaan 2

● Malaysian Studies 3

● Bahasa Kebangsaan A

● Media and Community

● Community Service

University Courses

● English for Academic Purposes

● Devices, Networks, and Applications

● Disciplined Entrepreneurship

● Design Thinking

● Co-curricular Activities

● Foundation of Educational Theory and Principle

● Educational Psychology

● Educational Philosophy

● Teaching Method and Pedagogy

● Sociology of Education

● Developmental Psychology

● Comparative Education

● Principle of Special Education

● Child Psychology

● Teaching Young Children

● School Based Assessment in Special Education

● Mathematics in Special Needs Education

● Language & Literacy for Special Needs Education

● Creative Movement & Physical Development

● Behaviour Management for Children with Special Needs

● Visual Arts in Special Needs Education

● Planning and Administering Special Needs Education Program

● Music In The Classroom

● Social Skills & Moral Development of Special Needs Children

● Play Therapy In Special Needs Education

● Life Skills for Children with Special Needs

● Family and Community

● Guidance and Counselling

● The Effective Practitioner in Special Needs Education

● Education Management

● Measurement and Evaluation in Education

● Special Needs Education Curriculum

● Curriculum Development and Evaluation

● Educational Technology

● Identification of Special Needs Children

● Practicum

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

Applicants must have ONE of the following:

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

  • Full passes in two (2) subjects with a minimum CGPA 2.00

Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)

  • pass with Jayyid level

A – Levels

  • Pass with two (2) full passes subjects

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) or equivalent

  • Pass with a minimum grade B in five (5) subjects

Matriculation / Foundation:

  • Minimum CGPA 2.00

Diploma (Level 4 KKM):

  • Minimum CGPA 2.00

Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

International Students OnlyApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.

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