Diploma in Early Childhood Education – Online

Course overview

Qualification Diploma
Study mode Full-time, Online
Duration 2 years
Intakes January, May, September
Tuition (Local students) $ 7,260
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 10,014


Now, you have the option to pursue this program in either English or Malay.

The Diploma in Early Childhood Education program is designed to offer professional growth opportunities for aspiring preschool educators to attain a diploma qualification. Specifically, the program aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to thrive in industries related to children, such as preschools, childcare and development centers, children's enrichment centers, play centers, theme parks, and more.

At UNITAR, beyond traditional classroom lectures or online learning, students also engage in hands-on activities in simulation rooms, providing them with authentic experiences in early childhood education. Throughout the course, students undergo assessment via value-based projects, including group or individual fieldwork, offering practical exposure to the early childhood education sector, alongside final examinations.

Benefit from experienced educators with relevant industry expertise and preschool operational experience. Explore a unique pathway to a specialized degree program in early childhood education. Forge strong partnerships with industry collaborators and project partners through various collaborations. Additionally, leverage prior learning experiences through APEL for admission, potentially reducing both study duration and costs.





$ 7,260
Local students
$ 10,014
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


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Entry Requirements

Programme Entry Requirements

  • Pass SPM or its equivalent, with at least three (3) credits in any subjects; OR
  • Pass STPM or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in any subject; OR
  • Pass STAM with a minimum Grade Maqbul; OR
  • Pass SKM Level 3 in ‘Pengasuhan Awal Kanak-kanak/Prasekolah / Early Childcare for Children/Pre-School’ subject to Senate approval and MUST attend bridging courses; OR
  • Pass Certificate in Early Childhood Education or its equivalent; OR
  • Pass BTEC Level 3 and pass SPM or its equivalent, with at least one (1) credit in any subjects; OR
  • Any recognized Certificate or its equivalent.

Language Requirements

International students
  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS OR
  • Minimum score of 42 for TOEFL OR
    its equivalent.


Core Modules

  • Introduction to Child Development-Program Core
  • Family and Community in Early Childhood Education-Programme Core
  • Curriculum for Early Childhood Education-Programme Core
  • Guiding Child Behaviour-Programme Core
  • Teaching and Learning Approaches in Early Childhood Programme-Program Core
  • Health and Nutrition for Young Children-Programme Core
  • Approaches in Teaching Arts and Creativity for Young Children-Programme Core
  • Approaches in Teaching Science and Mathematics for Young Children-Programme Core
  • Movement and Physical Intelligence for Young Children-Programme Core
  • Safety and Environmental Management for Young Children-Programme Core
  • Teaching English for Young Children-Programme Core
  • Creative Learning Through Play-Programme Core
  • Approaches in Teaching Affective Development for Young Children-Programme Core
  • Pendekatan Pengajaran Bahasa Melayu untuk Kanak-Kanak-Programme Core
  • Approaches in Teaching Music for Young Children-Programme Core
  • Planning and administering in Early Childhood Programme-Programme Core
  • Assessment in Early Childhood Education-Programme Core
  • Entrepreneurship in Early Childhood Programme-Programme Core
  • Micro Teaching-Programme Core
  • Practicum-Programme Core
  • Critical Thinking-Programme Core
  • Community Service -Programme Core

University Core Modules

  • English 1
  • English 2
  • English 3
  • Critical Thinking
  • Basic Mandarin / Arabic

MPU Modules

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1(Int)
  • Skills Enhancement
  • Culture and Society
  • Community Service

Areas of Study

  • Early Childhood Education Management
  • Children’s Development
  • Children’s Activities

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