Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Course overview

Qualification Diploma
Study mode Full-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes January, June, September
Tuition (Local students) RM 22,000
Tuition (Foreign students) RM 53,800


SEGi University’s Diploma in Early Childhood Education, delivered through Open Distance Learning (ODL), readies educators for the dynamic realms of childcare and preschool education. This comprehensive program stands out for its adaptable, forward-thinking blended learning approach tailored to suit the distinctive requirements of adult learners. Students have the flexibility to advance at their own pace and from their preferred locations, with the added perk of attaining a full SEGi University qualification. Prioritizing flexibility not only facilitates effective time management but also fosters networking and the exchange of experiences, enhancing the educational journey.

The program instills crucial practical skills and in-depth knowledge, equipping educators to tackle the complexities of contemporary teaching. With a focus on modern teaching techniques and classroom management, it ensures graduates are prepared for the challenges of early childhood education. Enriched by contributions from industry professionals, the curriculum integrates valuable real-world insights into the learning process.

SEGi’s 'Industry into Classroom' initiative takes learning beyond theory by involving students in actual industry projects, under the guidance of academic and industry experts. This hands-on approach ensures a well-rounded and authentic educational experience. With a lively and diverse student community representing over 90 nationalities, SEGi University offers a vibrant, multicultural learning environment.





RM 22,000
Local students
RM 53,800
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.


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Entry Requirements

  • A pass in SPM with a minimum of 3 credits in any subject or its equivalent;
    A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject or its equivalent;
    A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Maqbul;
    A pass in SKM Level 3 in Early Child Care/Preschool and pass SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject;
    A Certificate in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or its equivalent;
    A Certificate in any field or its equivalent.

    For international students, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 OR International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 OR its equivalent.

    Remarks : Each candidate will be accessed individually.


  • Programme subjects

    Foundations of Early Childhood Education: Early Learning & Environments
    Development of Young Children
    Health, Safety and Nutrition
    General Language Training
    Physical Education for Young Children
    Play and Learning
    Academic English
    Observation and Assessment of Young Children
    Creativity for Young Children
    Special Educational Needs and Learning Disabilities
    Science & Technology for Young Children
    An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of the Montessori Method of Education
    Mathematics for Young Children
    Planning and Organizing Early Childhood Care and Educational Settings
    Early Childhood Curriculum Approaches
    Classroom and Behaviour Management
    Practicum 1
    Language and Literacy for Young Children
    Social Studies for Young Children
    Partnering with Families & Community
    Management of Early Childhood Settings
    Becoming an Early Childhood Professional
    Practicum 2

    Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU)

    Pengajian Malaysia/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
    Bahasa Kebangsaan A/ Presentation Skills
    Islamic Studies / Moral Studies
    Pengurusan Ko-Kurikulum

    Note : Programme structure and modules are subject to change from time to time.


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