Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Diploma in Early Childhood Education (R2-DL/143/4/0007 (A6959) 07/21)

Programme Synopsis

Children Learning and Development have been the focus of the Early Childhood Education (ECE). ECE provides the basic education and prepares children for primary school education. The ECE programme at OUM will contribute to the all-rounded development of ECE teachers by updating their knowledge, skills and attitude as ECE professionals.


The programme is tailor-designed for Early Childhood principals, administrators, teachers, care takers, childminders and those involved with young learners to ensure that they have the necessary and enriched knowledge about child development and assessment, curriculum content, children arts and music, learning and pedagogy, health and safety, and ECE-center management skills.

Programme Director


Name : MAHANI ABDUL MALIK
Tel (Office) : 603 27732340
Email : mahani_abdulmalik@oum.edu.my

Kemasukan Biasa

i. Lulus SPM/SPMV/MCE atau yang setara dengannya dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya kredit dalam 3 mata pelajaran; atau
ii. Lulus UEC dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B dalam 3 mata pelajaran; atau
iii. Lulus O-Level dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C dalam 3 mata pelajaran; atau
iv. Lulus SKM tahap 3 dalam bidang Pengasuhan Awal Kanak-kanak/Prasekolah dan lulus SPM dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya kredit dalam 1 mata pelajaran; atau
v. Lulus Sijil Kolej Komuniti yang setara dengan (tahap 3, MQF) dalam bidang berkaitan dan lulus SPM dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya kredit dalam 1 mata pelajaran; atau
vi. Lulus Sijil Pendidikan Awal Kanak-kanak (tahap 3, MQF) dalam bidang berkaitan dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK 2.00; atau
vii. Lulus STPM atau setara dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C (NGMP 2.00) dalam 1 mata pelajaran; atau
viii. Lulus STAM dengan minimum gred Maqbul; atau
ix. Kelayakan-kelayakan lain yang diiktiraf setara dengannya oleh Kerajaan Malaysia.

ATAU SYARAT KHAS
(SAH SEHINGGA 31/12/2018 SAHAJA)

Lulus SPM atau setara dengan sekurang-kurangnya 2 kredit dalam mana-mana mata pelajaran DAN 3 tahun pengalaman kerja dalam bidang pendidikan awal kanak-kanak; ATAU
Lulus SPM atau setara dengan sekurang-kurangnya 1 kredit dalam mana-mana mata pelajaran DAN 5 tahun pengalaman kerja dalam bidang pendidikan awal kanak-kanak.

ATAU

Kemasukan APEL
• Warganegara Malaysia; dan
• Calon hendaklah berumur 20 tahun dan ke atas pada tahun permohonan dibuat; dan
• Mempunyai pengalaman kerja/pengalaman pembelajaran terdahulu yang berkaitan; dan
• Lulus Penilaian APEL bagi Diploma (yang dijalankan oleh OUM).

Normal Entry

i. Pass SPM/SPMV/MCE or its equivalent, with minimum a credit in 3 subjects; or
ii. Pass UEC with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects; or
iii. Pass O-Level with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects; or
iv. Pass SKM Level 3 in Early Childhood/ Preschool Care and pass SPM with minimum a credit in 1 subject; or
v. Pass Community College Certificate equivalent to MQF Level 3 in related field and pass SPM with minimum a credit in 1 subject; or
vi. Pass Early Childhood Education Certificate (MQF Level 3) in related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; or
vii. Pass STPM or equivalent with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in 1 subject; or
viii. Pass STAM with minimum grade of Maqbul; or
ix. Other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the Malaysian Government.

OR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENT
(VALID UNTIL 31/12/2018 ONLY)

Pass SPM or equivalent with minimum 2 credits in any subject AND 3 years working experience in early childhood education; OR
Pass SPM or equivalent with minimum 1 credit in any subject AND 5 years working experience in early childhood education.

OR

APEL entry
• Malaysian; and
• Candidate must be 20 years old and above in the year of application being made; and
• Have previous working experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and
• Pass APEL Assessment for a Diploma (conducted by OUM).


Note:
  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Sem 1 RM 1,278 RM 1,136 RM 1,278 RM 1,704
Sem 2 RM 1,136 RM 1,278 RM 1,278 -
Sem 3 RM 1,136 RM 1,278 RM 1,278 -
Total RM 12,780
* 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
Malaysian Studies 2 3
Co-curriculum 2
Entrepreneurship 1 2
Health & Wellness 1 2
TOTAL CREDIT 9

University Courses

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

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Development of Early Childhood Education 3
Child Behaviour Management 3
Family and Community in Early Childhood Education 3
Development of Malaysian Preschool Curriculum 3
Children Observation and Assessment 3
Early Childhood Education Policies and Services 3
Principles of Teaching and Learning 3
Language, Literacy and Communication 3
Cognitive Planning and Teaching 3
Arts and Creativity for Children 3
Affective Planning and Teaching 3
English for Young Children 3
Health and Safety in Early Childhood Education 3
Early Mathematics for Children 3
Early Science for Children 3
Early Music for Children 3
Information Technology And Applications 3
Introductory Management for Non-business Major 3
Introduction to Children Development 3
Music in Early Childhood Education 3
Practicum I 3
Practicum II 3

Elective Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Fardhu Ain for Young Children 3
Kemahiran Pengajaran Bahasa Arab 3
Introduction to Special Needs 3
Educating Young Children with Diverse Abilities 3

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