Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) Honours

(R-DL/143/6/0031) (MQA/FA1280) (05/24)

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) Honours
The programme is designed for those who want a comprehensive teaching degree that will assist them in building successful career in the early childhood education sector; and most importantly for those with a passion for teaching.
Young and developing children require educators who are able to provide appropriate care and education for them. The significance of having qualified and trained ECE educators is now accepted by young parents, policy makers and society at large. It is therefore timely that those who care for and teach the young, and those who aspire to be ECE professionals, can now pursue the Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education.
What Our Student Says?
“I enrolled in AeU’s Early Childhood Education programme due to its flexibility, accessibility and affordability. The rigorous curriculum is constantly updated to reflect the evolving industry in Early Childhood Education. The course has improved my self-confidence and time management in my attempts to balance work and study.”

Programme Highlights

  • The programme is internationally benchmarked, approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
  • Interactive learning activities, assignments, online discussion.
  • Easy access to myPLS anytime, anywhere any devices.
  • Access to the physical and digital library comprising of around 190,000 e- books, 95,000 e-journals, and 2.4 million e-theses titles accessible anywhere anytime.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the programme, students are able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the core knowledge areas.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding to provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children’s development.
  • Engage families and communities in enhancing quality early childhood education and care.
  • Practice professional values, attitudes and ethics.
  • Communicate effectively with children, colleagues, families and the community.
  • Apply problem solving, self-reflection, scientific skills and creative thinking in the care and education of young children.
  • Resource, select, analyse and apply information to enhance early learning and self-development.
  • Exhibit managerial and entrepreneurial skills in early childhood settings.
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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/143/6/0031) (MQA/FA1280) (05/24)

Study Mode:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

4 years & 4 months (13 Semesters)

Assessment:

Coursework: 60%
Final Exam: 40%

Core Subjects

  • Philosophy of Education
  • Developing the Curriculum
  • Enhancing Teacher Professionalism
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Educational Psychology
  • Co-curricular Activities
  • Guidance for Children
  • School, Society & Family
  • Child Growth & Development
  • Research in the Classroom
  • Project Paper in Early Childhood Education

Major

  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education
  • Language and Literacy of Young Children
  • Children’s Health, Nutrition and Safety
  • Science for Young Learners
  • Mathematics for Young Learners
  • Technology for Young Children
  • Socio-Emotional Development of Children
  • Music, Movement and Play for Young Children
  • Evaluation and Observation of Children
  • Social Studies for Young Children
  • Visual Arts & Craft for Children
  • Caring for Infants & Toddlers
  • Home-School Partnership
  • Administration & Management of Early Childhood Centers
  • Practicum

Electives

Choose any four(4)

  • Children’s Play
  • Creative Writing for Young Children
  • Folklore and Modern Storytelling for Young Children
  • Graphic Design for Young Children
  • Managing Students with ADHD and Down Syndrome
  • Education of Young Learners with Autism and Dyslexia
  • Teaching Young Learners with Special Needs
  • Intervention Strategies for Exceptional Children
  • Moral Education for Young Children
  • Teaching Methods and Strategies in Moral Education
  • Assessment in Moral Education
  • Issues and Trends in Moral Education

General

Applicable to Malaysian Students only

  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethnics
  • Social Responsibility Project

Applicable to International Students only

  • English Grammar
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Academic Writing
  • Comparative Ethics
  • Social Responsibility Project
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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/143/6/0031) (MQA/FA1280) (05/24)

Study Mode:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

4 years & 4 months (13 Semesters)

Assessment:

Coursework: 60%
Final Exam: 40%

For Malaysian and International Students:

Regular Entry

  • STPM / ‘A’ Level or equivalent qualifications with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in two (2) subjects; OR
  • STAM (Grade Jayyid); OR
  • UEC with at least Grade B in five (5) subjects; OR
  • A Matriculation / Foundation Programme from any IPTA / IPTS / Institution authorised to offer foundation programs with CGPA 2.00; OR
  • A Diploma with at least CGPA of 2.00; OR
  • Other equivalent recognised qualifications.

For Malaysian students only:

Flexible Entry

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Relevant working experience.

Minimum English Language Requirements for International Students:

  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS; OR
  • Minimum score of 500 for TOEFL; OR
  • Other recognised equivalent qualifications.

*The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Applicants are responsible to verify the requirements by contacting the University’s Admission Unit.

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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/143/6/0031) (MQA/FA1280) (05/24)

Study Mode:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

4 years & 4 months (13 Semesters)

Assessment:

Coursework: 60%
Final Exam: 40%

For Malaysian and International students:*

  • Merit Scholarship available for top-performing students
  • 10% discount on tuition fee available through student loyalty scheme

For Malaysian students only:*

  • 10% discount is offered to students who pay in full their annual tuition fee in one payment
  • 50% discount on tuition fee for senior citizens who are 55 years of age & above
  • 75% discount on tuition fee for the disabled
  • EPF withdrawal assistance
  • PTPTN loan assistance

*Terms and conditions apply

For more details on the discounts and financial incentives, click HERE.

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Programme Facts
MQA Code:
Programme Code:

(R-DL/143/6/0031) (MQA/FA1280) (05/24)

Study Mode:

Part-Time

  • Fully Online
  • Blended Learning
Duration:

4 years & 4 months (13 Semesters)

Assessment:

Coursework: 60%
Final Exam: 40%