Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

This programme was first established in 1997 with the intake of 83 students. It is the first programme of its kind in Malaysia that aims to provide education and professional training for those who are interested to be educators of Early Childhood Education, or for those who are aspiring to obtain professional training in the Bachelor level. Bachelor of Early Childhood Education is recognized by the Civil Service Department (Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam) as equivalent to other Bachelor programmes of other local universities for suitable employment in the civil service.

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme. and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Entry Requirements as below:
Entry Requirements

STPM

Science & Arts Stream

Pass STPM with at least CGPA 3.00;
and
Attain at least Grade B for Bahasa Melayu and pass English in SPM;
and
Attain MUET with at least Band 2;
and
Pass the interview.

MATRICULATION / FOUNDATION (Current Year)

Science, Accountancy & TESL Stream

Pass Matriculation/Asasi with at least CGPA 3.00;
and
Attain at least Grade B for Bahasa Melayu and pass English in SPM;
and
Attain MUET with at least Band 2;
and
Pass the interview.

STAM

Attain at least Jayyid Jiddan in the Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) examination;
and
Attain at least Grade B for Bahasa Melayu and pass English in SPM;
and
Attain MUET with at least Band 2;
and
Pass the interview.

DIPLOMA / EQUIVALENT

Science & Arts Stream

Attain at least CGPA 3.00 a Diploma from any institutions recognized by the Government of Malaysia and the University of Malaya Senate;
or
Pass STPM not in current year with at least CGPA 3.00;
or
Pass Matriculation/Asasi not in current year with at least CGPA 3.00;
and
Attain at least Grade B for Bahasa Melayu and pass English in SPM;
and
Attain MUET with at least Band 2;
and
Pass the interview.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

A-Level, IB & AUSMAT
Pass GCE A Level with at least one (1) Grade B and two (2) Grade C in any subject;
or
Pass International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with at least score of 30 points;
and
Attain at least Grade B for Bahasa Melayu and pass English in SPM;
and
Attain MUET with at least Band 2;
or
Attain IELTS with at least Band 4;
or
Attain TOEFL with at least score of 437-473 (PBT), 123-150 (CBT), and 41-52 (IBT);
and
Pass the interview

Programme Fee & Financial Aid
Study Period/Duration
NOTE: All Bachelor of Education programmes are open market programmes which means there is no guarantee for appointment as an Education Service Officer (Teacher) / Pegawai Perkhidmatan Pendidikan (Guru) under the Ministry of Education Malaysia (KPM) upon graduation.

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