Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Course ID
SEGi College Kota Damansara
Level of Study

The Diploma programme is aimed at preparing learners to meet the demands and challenges of the teaching profession at childcare centres and pre-schools for both public and private sectors. 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.

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Entry requirements

Any equivalent qualifications (3 credits)

For International Students:

Any equivalent English Language examinations

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

Foundation of Early Childhood Care and Education
Child Development
Special Educational Needs and Learning Disabilities
Health, Safety and Nutrition
General Language Training
Physical Education in Early Childhood Care and Education
Academic English
Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood Care and Education
Play and Learning
Creativity in Early Childhood Care and Education
An introduction to the Theory and Practice of the Montessori Method of Education

Year 2

Science & Technology for Young Children
Mathematics in Early Childhood care and Education
Planning and Organizing Early Childhood Care and Education Settings
Early Childhood Curriculum Approaches
Positive Child Guidance
Practicum 1
Social Studies in Early Childhood Care and Education
Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Care and Education
Partnering with Families & Community
Management of Early Childhood Settings

Year 3

Becoming an Early Childhood Professional
Practicum 2

Matapelajaran Umum (MPU)

Pengajian Malaysia (Local Bahasa)
Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International-Bahasa)
Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Bahasa)
Presentation Skills (English)
Islamic Studies (Bahasa)
Moral Studies (English)
Pengurusan Ko-kurikulum

Career oppurtunities

As graduates, you may look forward to a fulfilling career in the following early childhood-related fields such as teaching, ownership or management of a childcare or nursery, pre-school management consultancy, employment within international schools.

Information on Accreditation

MQA Registration No. (PA/A) : MQA/FA 2108
MOE Code : R/143/4/0034
MOE Validity Period : 13.08.17 – 12.08.22
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Intakes & Orientation Dates

Full Time Mode Intakes
23/01/2024 24/06/2024 19/09/2024 
Orientation Dates
22/01/2024 20/06/2024 18/09/2024
  Weekend Mode Intakes
03/02/2024 29/06/2024 28/09/2024
Orientation Dates
27/01/2024 22/06/2024 21/09/2024