Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Duration:2.5 years

Intakes:April, July & Sept/Oct

Campus:Quest International University, Ipoh, Perak

Level of Study:Diploma

Faculty:Social Sciences

Course Code:JPT/BPP(FA6539)11/25

About this course

The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons) programme prepares early childhood professionals who are able to deliver requisite education to young children. This programme integrates both theoretical approach and hands-on experience to enhance the understanding of child development, education theories and pedagogy. We aspire to have our students are able to understand young children’s characteristics and needs in order to create healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging learning environments for all young children. Furthermore, our classes are taught by faculty members with professional experience in the Malaysian education landscape and who adopt various creative and innovative teaching-learning approaches to enhance students’ learning experience. The latest is the Competency-Based Assessment, whereby students are assessed based on their ability to demonstrate their competency in applying the knowledge and skills obtained from the courses within the programme. We are committed to develop reflective, creative and adaptable professionals who engage in informed advocacy for children and families within the curriculum. We also prepare our early childhood educators to be strong and practical mentors who promote the joy of learning in the early years and make a positive and significant difference in children’s lives, for the betterment of families and the advancement of society as a whole.  QIU maintains a strong relationship with established kindergartens who accept our early childhood education students for professional experience placement.

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For more information on scholarships. Please e-mail enquiries@qiup.edu.my for more details.

Subject Listing

  • Malaysian Studies
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills / Creative Problem Solving /
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Study of Moral & Ethics / Understanding Precepts of Islam
  • Community Service


  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills / Creative Problem Solving
  • Study of Moral & Ethics / Understanding Precepts of Islam
  • Community Service
  • Practical English I
  • Practical English II
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Introduction To Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Special Needs Education
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition for Early Childhood Education
  • Technology Applications in Early Childhood of Education
  • Social and Moral Development for Early Childhood Education
  • Social Emotional Development of Children
  • Introduction to Child Growth and Development
  • Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Education
  • Basic English for Early Childhood Education
  • Physical Education for Early Childhood Education
  • Curriculum For Early Childhood Education
  • Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood Education
  • Language Development of Children
  • Creativity in Early Childhood Education
  • Programme Planning and Development in Early Childhood
  • Child Psychology
  • Guiding Young Children
  • Science and Mathematics in Early Childhood Education
  • Foundation of Educational Principle
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Teaching Method
  • Administration and Management in Early Childhood Education
  • Family and Community Relations

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) Pass with credits in any three (3) subjects
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) Minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in any one (1) subject
Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) Pass with a minimum grade “Maqbul
Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) Level 3 Malaysian Skill Certificate in Early Childhood Education / Pre-School and SPM with credit in one (1) subject
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass with minimum of grade B in three (3) subjects
Certificate in Early Childhood Education
(Level 3 KKM) or its equivalent
Certificate in other fields (Level 3 KKM)
or its equivalent
Other Qualifications Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Government of Malaysia

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