A6412

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Campus
SEGi College Kuala Lumpur, SEGi College Kuching, SEGi College Penang, SEGi College Subang Jaya
Field of Interest
Early Childhood Care & Education
Campus
SEGi College Kuala Lumpur, SEGi College Kuching, SEGi College Penang, SEGi College Subang Jaya
Field of Interest
Early Childhood Care & Education
Campus
SEGi College Kuala Lumpur, SEGi College Kuching, SEGi College Penang, SEGi College Subang Jaya
Field of Interest
Early Childhood Care & Education

If you’re an educational professional who are looking to progress into management and consultancy, or an educational planning or development role, this is the best degree for you.

For international students, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 OR International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 OR its equivalent.

  • A pass in SPM with a minimum of 3 credits in any subject or its equivalent
  • A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject or its equivalent
  • A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Maqbul
  • A pass in SKM Level 3 in Early Child Care/Preschool and pass SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject
  • A Certificate in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or its equivalent;
  • A Certificate in any field or its equivalent.

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The Diploma programme is aimed at preparing learners to meet the demands and challenges of the teaching profession at nursery and pre-school levels for both public and private centres. It is structured to enable graduates to acquire competencies in identifying the teaching and learning approaches for young children, and to be reflectively and professionally engaged in teaching-learning processes and experiences, curriculum planning and aspects of management.

Career Oppurtunity

As graduates, you may look forward to a fulfiling career in the following early childhood-related fields:

Teaching, ownership or management of a childcare or nursery, Pre-school

management consultancy, Employment within international schools.

Entry Requirement

SPM / O-Level / SM2; or

Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary School UEC Certificate; or

Equivalent qualification (3 credits) Special entry requirements from 2014 to 2018:

SPM (or equivalent): 2 credits and 3 years work experience in Early Childhood Care and Education; or

SPM (or equivalent): 1 credit and 5 years work experience in Early Childhood Care and Education

For International Students:

Pass in the following English Language examination:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – score at least 500

International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) – overall band score of at least 5.0 or

Any other equivalent English Language examination

Course Module

Foundations of Early Childhood Education: Early Learning & Environments

Development of Young Children

Observation and Assessment of Young Children

Play and Learning

Health, Safety and Nutrition

Physical Education for Young Children

Special Educational Needs and Learning Disabilities

An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of the Montessori Method of Education

General Language Training

Academic English

Mathematics for Young Children

Planning and Organising Early Childhood Care and Educational Settings

Early Childhood Curriculum Approaches

Classroom and Behaviour Management

Practicum 1 (Childcare Centre)

Social Studies for Young Children

Language and Literacy for Young Children

Management of Early Childhood Settings

B ecoming an Early Childhood Professional

Creativity for Young Children

Science and Technology for Young Children

Partnering with Families and Community

Practicum 1 (Kindergarten/Preschool)

Local Students

Malaysian Studies 2

Decision-Making Skills or

Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Islamic Studies or Moral Studies

Co-curriculum Management

International Students

Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1

Decision-Making Skills

Islamic Studies or Moral Studies

Co-curriculum Management