Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Honours

Programme Synopsis

The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Honours (BECHE) degree is designed to meet the needs of persons interested in pursuing careers in early childhood education who are currently employed in preschools, public schools, child care centres or other childhood care facilities.

It is also aimed to develop the specialist skills and knowledge gained through the completion of Diploma in Early Childhood Education (DECE). This is in line with the organisation’s mission to widen access to quality education as well as to provide lifelong learning opportunities by adopting an engaging learning environment at competitive and affordable cost.

Programme Director


Name : DR NURUL ALIAH MUSTAFA
Tel (Office) : 603 27732795
Email : nurul_aliah@oum.edu.my

Normal Entry

Passed STPM / HSC or equivalent with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two (2) subjects; OR
Passed Matriculation / Foundation / Foundation recognized a gain of at least 2.00;

OR


Passed Diploma in Early Childhood Education with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
Passed a recognized Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
Any other qualifications that are recognized by the Malaysian Government.

OR


APEL Entry

The candidate should be more than 21 years of age in the year of application; AND
Experience and prior learning relevant for 5 years with good grades; AND
Passed APEL Assessment conducted by OUM.
  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Sem 1 RM1,854 RM1,854 RM1,854 RM1,854 RM1,854
Sem 2 RM1,854 RM1,854 RM1,854 RM1,854 -
Sem 3 RM1,854 RM2,472 RM1,854 RM1,854 -
Total RM24,720
* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.



Note

♦ Processing fee:

  • RM30 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International)

♦ Financial options:

  • PTPTN; or
  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or
  • Flexible Payment Scheme.

♦ Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.
MPU Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Islamic Civilization and Asia Civilization 3
Ethnic Relations 3
Entrepreneurship 3
Health & Wellness 3

University Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Learning Skills for Open Distance Learners 3
English for Written Communications 3
English for Oral Communications 3
English for Workplace Communications 3
Professional Ethics 3

Basic Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Principles of Management 3
Thinking Skills & Problem Solving 3

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
Cognitive Development 3
Language and Literacy for Early Childhood Education 3
Early Childhood Education Curriculum 3
Curriculum Development: The Malaysian Perspective 3
Childhood Literature 1: International Folktales 3
Mathematics in Early Childhood Education 3
Teaching English to Young Learners 3
Science in Early Childhood Education 3
Teaching Bahasa Melayu to Young Learners 3
Child Psychology 3
Learning Through Play in Early Childhood Education 3
Creative Movement and Physical Development 3
The Effective Practitioner in ECE 3
Childhood Literature 2: Malaysian Folktales 3
Family and Community Relations in Early Childhood Education 3
Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programmes 3
Technology and ICT in Early Childhood Education 3
Safety Health and Nutrition in Early Childhood Education 3
Assessment in Early Childhood Programme 3
Quality Environment in ECE 3
Social Skills and Moral Development of Young Children 3
Action Research in ECE 3
Practicum I 6
Practicum II 6

Elective Courses

Subject Name
A MUSIC EDUCATION
Choir Teaching & Learning
Music in the Classroom
Planning the Teaching of Music
Music Evaluation
B SPECIAL NEED EDUCATION
Recreation for Special Education
Characteristics & Development of Children with Special Needs
Living Skills for Special Education 1
Living Skills for Special Education 2

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