UNITAR International University Programme Details

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) (Hons)
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Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) (Hons) is a course aimed at providing the skills needed to engage children in creative ways including through communication and play. The areas of study prepare students to enter the teaching profession in early childhood centres or preschools and also other rewarding career options that involve working with young minds.
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Bachelor's Programme:
  • Pass STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (PNG 2.00) in two (2) subjects;  OR
  • Pass STAM with a minimum of Grade Jayyid OR
  • Pass UEC with minimum Grade B in five 5 Subjects OR
  • Pass Matriculation/ Foundation or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education or its equivalent minimum CGPA of 2.00;  OR
  • Pass any Diploma or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00;  OR
  • Pass BTEC Level 4 & 5 and pass SPM with at least three (3) credits in any subjects (or its equivalent); OR
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government
  • For applications into the Bachelor’s programmes (level 6, MQF) through APEL, must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 21 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.
Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 9 Semesters / 3 Years
Year 1
  • Study Skills
  • Learning Principles of Young Children
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Programme Development in Early Childhood Education
  • TITAS/Malaysian Studies 3
  • Managing Child Behavior
  • Approaches in Early Childhood Education
  • Hubungan Etnik/Bahasa Komunikasi 3
  • Interpersonal and Communicational Skills for Social Sciences
  • Foundations of Education
  • Management and Administration Early Childhood Education
  • Children and Creativity
  • Language and Literacy for Young Children
  • Children’s Toys and Play
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Teacher Professional Development
Year 2
  • Assessment in Education
  • Children Space Design
  • Psychosociology for Social Sciences
  • Educational Technology
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Workplace English
  • Technology for Early Childhood Education
  • Minor 1
  • Minor 2
  • Minor 3
  • Learning Environment for Young Children
  • Statistics for Social Sciences Elective 1
  • Minor 4
  • Minor 5
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy
Year 3
  • Research Method for Social Sciences
  • Portfolio for Young Children
  • Minor 6
  • Elective 2
  • Entrepreneurship in Early Childhood Education
  • Project Paper in Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching Practicum / Industrial Training
Minor: Children Performing Arts
  • Puppetry in Early Childhood Education
  • Creative Drama in Early Childhood Education
  • Folklore and Modern Storytelling
  • Creative Writing for Young Children
  • Creative Movement for Young Children
  • Music for Young Children
Minor: Child Centre Management
  • Health and Safety Management
  • Food Production and Services
  • Management of Food Service Operations
  • Entrepreneurship in Food Industry for Young Children
  • Cooking for Young Children
  • Handling Food for Young Children
Elective Courses (Choose only TWO (2) Courses)
  • Art and Craft for Young Children
  • Children's Media and Communication
  • Child Nutrition
  • Child Care Centre Operations
Career Prospects
  • Early Childhood Education practitioners
  • Centre owner
  • Tadika/Taska Managers
  • Parent child consultant
  • ECE policy maker
  • Special education expert
  • Child space designer
  • Child toy designer
  • Any other related positions

Malaysian students who enroll in UNITAR Bachelor programmes must fulfill the following English proficiency requirements:
  • Students who have a distinction in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are not required to take additional English courses.
  • Students who have credit in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take additional English courses. (Refer to the table below for placement purposes.)
  • Students who do not have a credit in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take the English Enhancement Programme before registering for their Faculty courses. (An internal assessment could be arranged with the HOD Language and General Studies.)
  • Students from a different institution are required to apply for exemption if they studied any English courses. (Students are encouraged to attach the syllabus of the courses they have taken in the previous instituition.)
B (4B), C+ (5C) BAND 2 ENGLISH 2
7D, 8E, 9G - English Enhancement Programme
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UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia