Faculty of Education and Languages (Department of Education) 

Study Mode

Full time

Entry Requirements

One of the following:

• SPM or SPMV or MCE with a minimum of three credits

• Other equivalent qualification as approved by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)

Candidates without SPM or MCE have the following options with MQA Approval:

• SPM or MCE 2 Credits and 3 Years Teaching Experience

• SPM or MCE 1 Credit and 5 Years Teaching Experience

• Refer to MQA Current Status

Candidates without SPM or MCE have one pathway, approved by MQA

• Qualifying test on BM, English and Mathematics; i.e. the APEL Route created by MQA.

• Refer to MQA Current Status Mature senior candidates with acceptable ECCE qualification, who fulfil the minimum requirements, are eligible to apply for advanced standing.

Open Day

January, March 17 & 18, 24 & 25, August, December

For more information on our Open Days, please contact us at 03-2716 2000 or visit us at

Course Overview

To become qualified and certified, the Educator-Carer is required to have the Diploma in Early Childhood Education for personal and professional identity, and children, families and community.

The DECE programme is appropriate with five qualities.

• An opportunity to learn and upgrade English proficiency to the level required for the degree or BECE (Hons) programme

• A balanced preparation for work in any early childhood settings as a result of the 8 week workplace practicum and empirical based course and fieldwork.

• Exceptionally strong in the social and psychological understanding of the child

• Caters to the needs of and facilitates the successful development of each Educator-Carer.

• Promotes the creativity and talents of Educator-Carers across ECCE settings and scenario, such as in arts, music, drama and constructions.