Bachelor Of Early Childhood Education (Honours)

January, May and September
Course Duration
Three (3) Years
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Full Time (Course Work)
Approval Code
(N/143/6/0162) (11/2025)
Accreditation Code


Early childhood education is a diverse field that espouses pertinent academic and practical knowledge to nurture and to educate children to be leaders of tomorrow. At UCSI, the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education is specifically curated to advance study into this area.


The programme incorporates sufficient managerial and entrepreneurial skills to enable graduates develop a greater level of understanding on the importance of early childhood education. As you complete this programme, you will be equipped with the essential skillset to excel in the early childhood education.

With the unique and unparalleled teaching facilities coupled with experienced academics at UCSI, students can expect to explore distinctive viewpoints that revolves around educational psychology, teaching principles, cognitive learning, ethics and the diversity in early childhood education, among others

If caring for the young and shaping their train of thoughts is your raison d'etre, then consider this programme as you learn to plan, implement and manage various portfolios in the field of early childhood.

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Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements


Passed at least two (2) subjects with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any two (2) subjects


Passed at least two (2) subjects with a minimum Grade D in any two (2) subjects


A minimum of FIVE Bs, including English

Diploma in ECE (Level 4, MQF) or its equivalent

Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0

Any qualifications equivalent to Diploma (Level 4, MQF) or Advanced Diploma (Level 5, MQF)

Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0

Executive Diploma from University of Malaya (Level 4, MQF) in related fields

Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0


A minimum CGPA of 2.0

Foundation or its equivalent

Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0

Any qualifications equivalent to STPM/Grade 12

Pass with a minimum overall average 60%

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

30 points

Diploma in Psychology

Completed (minimum CGPA 2.0/4.0)

Diploma in Psychology or equivalent

Completed (minimum CGPA 2.0/4.0)

Executive Diploma in related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 shall be used as entry qualification to the Bachelor’s Degree, however credit transfer is NOT permissible.

*Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by Malaysian Government.

Important Note:
*All the above qualifications need to be supported with at least credits in (Mathematics and Biology/ Physics/ Chemistry/ General Science/ Applied Science and a pass in English at SPM level).

English Language Requirements

For Local Students
UEC English Language
A Minimum Grade of A2
Band 3
Band 5
A Minimum Score of 42
A minimum Score of 500
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
A Minimum Grade of C

  • In the event that the English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme
For International Students
Band 5.0
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
Pearson Test of English
Band 3.5

  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00929) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Foundation of Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching, Reading and Writing for Young Children
  • Family Community and Professional Support System
  • Child Health and Nutrition
  • Teaching, Listening and Speaking for Young Children
  • Academic English
  • Child Protection and Safety in Practice
  • Early Childhood Parenting
  • Diversity in Early Childhood Education
  • Physical Education for Young Children
Year 2
  • Social Studies for Young Children
  • Mathematics for Young Children
  • Science and Technology for Young Children
  • Guidance and Counselling for Young Children
  • Development and Learning of Young Children
  • Observation and Assessment of Young Children
  • Research in ECE
  • Effective Leadership and Management
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experience 2


  • Ethics and Legislation in ECE (Administration and Management)
  • Socio-Emotional Development of Young Children (Child Psychology)
  • Play and Learning (Performing Arts)
  • Early Childhood Curriculum (Administration and Management)
  • Young Children Behaviour Management (Child Psychology)
  • Music and Drama for Young Children (Performing Arts)
Year 3
  • Educational Psychology for Early Childhood Education
  • Instructional Design and Delivery
  • Early Childhood Teaching Principles
  • Dissertation
  • Cognitive Planning and Teaching
  • Kinder Cooking
  • Communication for Professional Purposes
  • Practicum 1 (TASKA)
  • Practicum 2 (TADIKA)
  • Extra-Curricular Learning Experience 3


  • Planning and Organising Early Childhood Care and Education Setting (Administration and Management)
  • Learning Disabilities and Special Education Needs (Child Psychology)
  • Arts and Craft for Young Children (Performing Arts)
All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Career Opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Education Administrator
  • Education Specialist
  • Childcare Worker
  • Social and Community Service Managers
  • Elementary School Principal
  • Early Childhood Educator (Nurseries/Kindergarten/Preschools/TASKA/TADIKA);
  • Early Childhood/Children’s Events Organiser;
  • Early Childhood/Children’s Events Promoter;
  • Early Childhood Teaching & Learning Materials/Products Promoter & Sales Person;
  • Early Childhood/Children Broadcaster & Entertainer;
  • Early Childhood/Children’s Book Writer;
  • Content Developer for Early Childhood Curriculum & Programme;
  • Early Childhood Care and Education Centre Owner/Operator/Manager; and
  • Early Childhood Care and Education Centre Franchiser.


Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 73,190

International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 88,530

Note: This is an estimated fee, as different countries have different visa processing charges and administrative fees. For more information, kindly refer to your region’s counselor for the detailed fee breakdown.

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.


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