Diploma in Early Childhood Education

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Start on:
March, July and November

Duration: Full Time: 2.5 years

Study Mode:
Online / Blended  Weekend intensive delivery

Fee & Scholarship:
Flexible payment and scholarship.


Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK) was established on 18 December 1997 and is one of the first private universities in Malaysia. UNIRAZAK is wholly-owned by Yayasan Pelaburan Bumiputra, which also owns Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB). Since 2012, UNIRAZAK has been under the leadership and guidance of our esteemed Chancellor, YABhg. Tun Ahmad Sarji bin Abdul Hamid.

UNIRAZAK is known for its coveted degrees which were jointly-developed in partnership with globally renowned professional bodies. This unique approach enabled its students to obtain dual publications: a degree and accreditation by professional bodies relevant to their chosen fields be they in accounting, management, taxation and Islamic banking & finance. To date, UNIRAZAK’s programme partners include CPA Australia, Chartered Management Institute of United Kingdom (CMI), Malaysian Association of Tax Accountants (MATA), Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM), Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM), Malaysian Institute of Insurance (MII) and others. Today, UNIRAZAK is firmly established as ‘Kuala Lumpur’s Premier School of Business, Government & Education’.

UNIRAZAK meets the highest standards for tertiary education and has been awarded MSC-status and SIRIM certification ISO 9001:2000. In 2017, UNIRAZAK achieved 4-star ratings for MYRA and SETARA and was bestowed the Ministry of Education’s Grand Award for ‘Entrepreneurial Private University of the Year’ in 2015.


SEH is committed to providing coherent, developmental-based teacher education programmes that prepare potential students to establish and work within the teaching and learning communities which helps to maximize their own potential and that of their future students. The programs offered by SEH promote collaborative learning and critical reflection as a way to develop a community of life-long learners who can respect diverse perspectives, make informed decisions, and be responsive to the changing needs of individuals in our society. All of our programs are designed based on the philosophy that knowledge is power and every child deserves to be taught ethically by quality professionals and teachers who believe that all children are capable of learning. Thus, the goal of the school is to ensure graduates acquire professional knowledge, develop professional skills, and exhibit dispositions needed in order to be effective teachers as well as valuable members of society. SEH offers pertinent programs in education and language that prepare its graduates to accept, honour and enhance diversity among learners and discover their own teaching capability through reflection and progressive field experiences. The programmes offered are Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) (Honours), Bachelor of Education (Honours), Bachelor of English (Honours) and Master of Education (TESL).

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

More than just awarding a diploma qualification for pre-school educators, the course provides graduates with more than just child care. This program will equip graduates with extensive field experiences through collaboration with prominent child care providers and early childhood education industries that enable them to develop their repertoire as teachers, providers and trainers in shaping the future of the young generation. The curriculum arms graduates with very much needed competencies and soft skills to work with young learners.


The Diploma in Early Childhood Education requires a total of 90 credits to complete in two and the half years:

MPU Courses:

Hubungan Etnik

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Thinking Skills


University Courses:

Academic English

Professional Communication Skills

Volunteerism and Service Learning

Major Core Courses:

Introduction to Human Development

Curriculum for Early Childhood Education

Teaching and Learning Approaches in Early Childhood

Teachers Ethic and Professionalism

Approaches in Teaching Art and Creativity in Young Children

Health, Safety dan Nutrition Management in Early Childhood Education

Planning and Administering in Early Childhood Education

Child Intervention

Family and Community in Early Childhood Program

Approaches in Teaching Cognitive

Management and Entrepreneurship in Early Childhood Education

Approaches in Teaching Music

Approaches in Teaching Language and Communication

Guidance and Counselling

Assessment in Early Childhood Education

Micro Teaching

Leadership and Advocacy in Early Childhood

Practicum 1 (In Taska)

Practicum 2 (In Taska)

Elective Courses:

Spiritual and Moral Development of Young Children

Therapy for young children



A pass in SPM with at least credit any 3 subjects or any equivalent qualification.

A pass in STPM with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any subjects or any equivalent qualification.

A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Maqbul.

A pass in SKM level 3 in related field, and a pass in SPM with minimum of 1 credit in any subject.

A pass UEC with minimum grade B in three (3) subjects.

A pass O-Level with minimum of Grad C in 3 subjects.
Any qualification equivalent to certificate (level 3, MQF).


  • IELTS Band 4.0 or
  • TOEFL (30-31) or its equivalent

**The validity period for TOFEL and IELTS is TWO (2) years from the date of the award.


Conditional offer letter will be issued to international student who has not met the English Proficiency Requirement within a period of 12 months.


  • Childcare provider
  • Teacher
  • Educator for children with special needs
  • Preschool teacher
  • Social worker
  • Child development consultant
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