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Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons)

Offered by: HELP University - ELM Business School
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3.5 Yrs (3 Yrs 1 Sem)
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FacultyFaculty of Education and Languages
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyEducation (Teacher Training & Education Sciences)
Course Description
  • In scope, the graduate EDU-CARER to-be begins a broad base journey that covers the development of the young child from birth to junior primary in a wide range of settings.
  • Home, family and Community
  • Care and Education Centres
  • Formal and In-Formal Learning
  • Special and Individual Needs
  • The contents of study fulfil the minimum 120 credit hours required from 36 subjects, listed in Table 2 which are integrated, spiralling around the child as the subject of study with the primary aim of facilitating the balanced overall development of children during the early formative years.
  • 26 Major ECE Courses
  • 2 ECE Free Electives
  • 1 Compulsory ECE Elective
  • 2 Workplace Practicums in Nursery and Kindergarten
  • 5 MPU Courses
  • The Honours award is determined by five criteria, which are adhered to at the commencement of the programme.
  • Credit Pass in 36 Subjects
  • Second Year Performance in 7 Subjects
  • Third Year Performance in 5 Subjects
  • Performance in Two Practicums
  • Performance in Third Year Independent Inquiry


  • BECE101/1 Child Development 1 (The Growing and Developing Child)3 Credit Hours
  • BECE102/1 Early Childhood Education and Curriculum 1 (Play and Learning Experiences)3 Credit Hours
  • BECE107/1 Observation and Assessment 1 (The Nursery Program)3 Credit Hours
  • BECE207/1 Young Children’s Literature4 Credit Hours
  • BECE205/1 Young Children’s Visual Arts Program: Art and Craft4 Credit Hours
  • BECE103 Sociology of Education3 Credit Hours
  • BECE104 Development of Malaysian Education3 Credit Hours
  • BECE206 Music and Movement in Early Childhood4 Credit Hours
  • BECE208 Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children3 Credit Hours
  • BECE212 Teaching Young Children English3 Credit Hours
  • BECE210 Managing Young Children’s Behaviours3 Credit Hours
  • BECE308/1 Practicum 1: Nursery Experience (The 8 Weeks Teaching Practice and Workplace Experience)4 Credit Hours
  • BECE101/2 Child Development II (Learning Experiences and Development)3 Credit Hours
  • BECE102/2 Early Childhood Education and Curriculum II (Purposeful Play and Preschool Program)3 Credit Hours
  • BECE107/2 Observation and Assessment II (The Kindergarten Programme)3 Credit Hours
  • BECE202 Mathematics in Early Childhood3 Credit Hours
  • BECE203/1 Science and Technology in Early Childhood3 Credit Hours
  • BECE204 Social and Environment Studies in Early Childhood3 Credit Hours
  • BECE213 Teaching Young Children Bahasa Malaysia3 Credit Hours
  • BECE217/1 Physical and Health Education in Early Childhood3 Credit Hours
  • BECE214 Teaching Young Children Chinese OR3 Credit Hours
  • BECE215 Teaching Young Children Tamil3 Credit Hours
  • BECE309/1 Practicum 2: Kindergarten Practice (The 8 Weeks ECCE Experience)4 Credit Hours
  • BECE313 ECCE Independent Inquiry (BECE Honours Project)6 Credit Hours
  • BECE303/1 Issues of Early Childhood Education4 Credit Hours
  • BECE211 Introduction to Special Education OR4 Credit Hours
  • BECE311 Introduction to Learning Disabilities4 Credit Hours
  • BECE310 Introduction to Play Therapy4 Credit Hours
  • BECE301 Education of the Gifted and Talented3 Credit Hours
  • BECE302 Management of Early Childhood Programs3 Credit Hours
  • BECE306 Parenting Young Children3 Credit Hours
  • BECE304 School – Community Relationships OR3 Credit Hours
  • BECE307 Globalism and Multiculturalism for Children3 Credit Hours
  • BECE312 ECCE Entrepreneurship4 Credit Hours
  • BECE216 Children’s Theatre4 Credit Hours
  • MPU3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia(TITAS)3 Credit Hours
  • MPU3113 Hubungan Etnik3 Credit Hours
  • MPU3223 Leadership and Life Skills3 Credit Hours
  • MPU3363 Issues of Social Media on the Malaysian Society3 Credit Hours
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 22 Credit Hours
  • To reflect on the focus of the BECE (Hons) program on the qualified status of the educator and carer of young children, a range of assessment modes are carried out.
  • Esssay
  • Mid-term Test
  • Journal
  • Portfolio
  • Project
  • Inquiry
  • Trial-run
  • Practicum
  • Final Examination
Several subjects that do not have examinations are assessed by an empirical based inquiry project.
Entry Requirements


  • HELP Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Business, Information Technology, Foundation in Arts or Science and other equivalent
  • STPMLevel passes in 2 subjects
  • A-Levelwith CGPA of 2.00
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)minimum B grade in 5 subjects
  • CPU (Canadian Pre-University)At least 5 passes with a minimum average of 50%
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/ Tertiary Entrance Education (TEE)A university aggregate of 50%
  • Equivalent Diploma, Foundation or Matriculation qualification
  • International BaccalaureateMinimum of 24 scores
  • Victorian Certificate of EducationAt least average of 50%
  • Other equivalent qualification approved/accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency.
  • SPM / SPMVAt least 3 credits (including English and a pass in SPM Bahasa Malaysia)
  • GCE O-LevelsAt least 3 credits (including English)
  • Other equivalent qualifications approved by the Malaysian Qualification Agency
Intake Months

January 8, May 28, August 19

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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