Project Description

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Honours

(R/141/6/0049 (A10993) 10/20)

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.

Kemasukan Biasa

i. Lulus STPM atau setaraf dengan minimum Gred C (NGMP 2.00) dalam 2 mata pelajaran; atau
ii. Lulus STAM dengan minimum gred Jayyid; atau
iii. Lulus Diploma Early Childhood Education (ECE) (Tahap 4 MQF) atau yang setara dengannya; atau
iv. Lulus Diploma (Tahap 4 MQF) atau yang setaraf; atau
v. Lulus Matrikulasi/Foundation/Asasi atau yang setaraf; atau
vi. Lulus UEC dengan minimum Gred B dalam 5 mata pelajaran; atau
vii. Kelayakan lain yang diiktiraf setara dengannya.

Syarat kompentensi Bahasa Inggeris bagi pelajar antarabangsa: Minimum IELTS 5.0 / TOEFL 500 atau yang setaraf.


Kemasukan APEL
• Warganegara Malaysia; dan
• Calon hendaklah berumur 21 tahun dan ke atas pada tahun permohonan dibuat; dan
• Mempunyai pengalaman kerja/pengalaman pembelajaran terdahulu yang berkaitan; dan
• Lulus Penilaian APEL bagi Sarjana Muda (yang dikendalikan oleh OUM).

Normal Entry

i. Pass STPM or its equivalent, with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in 2 subjects; or
ii. Pass STAM with minimum grade of Jayyid; or
iii. Pass Diploma in Early Childhood (ECE) (MQF Level 4) or its equivalent; or
iv. Pass Diploma (MQF Level 4) or equivalent; or
v. Pass Matriculation/Foundation/Asasi or its equivalent; or
vi. Pass UEC with minimum Grade B in 5 subjects; or
vii. Other recognised equivalent qualifications.

English competency requirement for international students: Minimum IELTS 5.0 / TOEFL 500 or or equivalent.


APEL entry
• Malaysian; and
• Candidate must be 21 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 Bachelor Degree (conducted by OUM).


  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 Year 5
Sem 1 RM 1,854 RM 1,648 RM 1,854 RM 1,854 RM 1,854
Sem 2 RM 1,854 RM 1,648 RM 1,854 RM 1,854
Sem 3 RM 1,648 RM 1,854 RM 1,854 RM 3,090
Total RM 24,720

* 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.


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
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia 1 3
Falsafah dan Isu Semasa 2 2
Entrepreneurship II /Bahasa Kebangsaan A 3
Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban 2 2
Community Service / Khidmat Masyarakat 2

University Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Learning Skills for 21st Century 3
English for Written Communications 3
English for Oral Communications 3
English for Workplace Communications 3

Basic Compulsory 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
Language and Literacy For Early Childhood Education 3
Cognitive Development 3
Early Childhood Education Curriculum 3
Curriculum Development: The Malaysian Perspective 3
Managing Behaviour in Young Children 3
Mathematics in Early Childhood Education 3
Teaching English to Young Learners 3
Science in Early Childhood Education 3
Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran Bahasa Melayu Kanak-Kanak 3
Child Psychology 3
Learning Through Play in Early Childhood Education 3
Creativity in Early Childhood Education 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 Education 3
Quality Physical Environment in Early Childhood Education 3
Social Skills and Moral Development of Young Children 3
Practicum I 6
Action Research in Early Childhood Education 3
Behaviour Management for Young Children 3
Practicum II 6

Elective Courses

Subject Name Credit Hour
Music in the Classroom 3
Planning the Teaching of Music 3
Music Evaluation 3
Characteristics & Development of Children with Special Needs 3
Living Skills for Special Education 1 3
Living Skills for Special Education 2 3

Dr Aliza Ali
Dr Aliza AliProgramme Director
Tel (Office) :
603 5520 5504
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