BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education
3 years
RM 50,265
Full Time
Jan, May, Sep

This new BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education programme, offered at UCSI University, Terengganu Campus, Marang will put early childhood education on the map and raise the skills and knowledge level of early childhood practitioners to degree level. UCSI University is the first provider of a degree in Early Childhood Education awarded by a Malaysian university. Come and study Early Childhood Education and earn a degree of national and international standing and quality in the Faculty of Education, UCSI University.

This programme offers the academic study of children aged 0-8, their families and communities. It is multidisciplinary in focus and aims to cross traditional boundaries between disciplines and professions in order to address the high levels of knowledge, skills and expertise needed in the early childhood education and care field. In so doing the intention is that future graduates are well placed to enhance provision and services for young children and to be potential leaders in the field.

The BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education is both an academic and practical programme of study, drawing on knowledge and understandings of early childhood found in theory and practice. However, this is not a vocational qualification. Underpinning the programme is a firm belief in the intrinsic value of the academic study, supported and informed by practical experience in the early childhood workplace, of early childhood in its own right and as providing a strong and necessary basis for work within the early childhood industry as well as for masters and postgraduate professional study.

The BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education will:

  • develop a skilled and qualified graduate workforce for the early childhood education sector for Malaysia
  • enhance expertise, reputation and quality in the discipline and practice of early childhood education
  • make a contribution to Malaysia’s national and international reputation for early childhood education



Entry Requirements

*Discretion is given to Head of School to deal with borderline academic requirements.




Career Opportunities

Specifically, the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education programme will prepare graduates for rapidly expanding jobs in various disciplines related to early childhood for example:

  • Early childhood education, care and training in public and private sectors and settings
  • Teaching in and leadership and management of early years settings – pre-school, nursery, child development centre, kindergarten, children’s home
  • Early childhood educational policy, research, development and administration
  • Early childhood educational resources – writing, publishing, distribution and sales
  • Early childhood education technologies and new digital media
  • Early childhood education entrepreneurship

For graduates who wish to study further, the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education will lead to:

  • Master’s in Education (Early Years, Management, Special Educational Needs)
  • Master’s in Child Psychology
  • Teacher training diploma



Courses Offered

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UCSI University

UCSI University Kuala Lumpur Campus (South Wing)
No. 1, Jalan Menara Gading,
UCSI Heights (Taman Connaught), Cheras
56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: (+603) 9101 8880
Fax: (+603) 9102 2614

UCSI University Kuala Lumpur Campus (North Wing)
Lot 12734, Jalan Choo Lip Kung,
Taman Taynton View, 56000 Cheras
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: (+603) 9101 8880
Fax: (+603) 9102 3606

UCSI University Kuching Campus
Lot 2498, Block 16,
Kuching Central Land District,
Jalan Tun Jugah,
93350 Kuching,
Tel: +6082 - 455 255
Fax: +6082 - 455 015

UCSI University Kuala Terengganu Campus
Bukit Khor,
PT 11065, Mukim Rusila,
21600 Marang,
Terengganu Darul Iman, Malaysia.
Tel: +609-628 1880 / +609-628 1889
Fax: +609-628 1885

+603 9101 8880

Built on the principles of audacity, perseverance, integrity and excellence, UCSI University is a leading institution of higher learning with campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Terengganu and Sarawak, Malaysia. Our faculties, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to meet student needs offer a wide spectrum of academic programmes, ranging from Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Engineering and Architecture to Music, Multimedia, Education, Liberal Arts and Hospitality.

UCSI University: 29 years and counting

UCSI University is a vibrant community of learning and scholarship. With more than 10,000 students from 80 different countries, the University stands out as a melting pot of diversity and learners will supplement their pursuit of knowledge with a keen sense of cultural appreciation – a vital trait in today’s borderless world. As one of Malaysia’s first private universities, UCSI University has long impacted the national higher education landscape and the University continues to do so with its wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

The University’s academic staff are at the forefront of their disciplines and their views are highly sought after on major issues; from business to political science. Many of our academics have extensive experience working overseas and some play advisory roles in public bodies and various committees. By bringing their experiences into the classroom, our academics cater to an exhilarating learning environment and learners will thrive as they balance academic mastery with industrial application.

UCSI University’s strong track record of university-industry engagement has attracted attention from the powers that be and the University is entrusted to reshape Malaysia’s tourism and hospitality industry through education. By leading the Malaysian Centre of Tourism and Hospitality Education – a consortium of Malaysia’s foremost education institutions – that endeavours to equip at least 50% of the industry’s workforce with a diploma or a degree by 2020, UCSI University stands in the nation’s service and that of the global community.

Building on its domestic standing as a preferred and trusted education provider, the University is also expanding its sphere of influence. Tie-ups with foreign universities, research institutes and leading multinational companies are constantly established, enhancing opportunities for students and staff in the areas of research and development, mobility programmes and career opportunities, among others.

While these developments are encouraging, the true story of the University is about its students. Many of our alumni have gone on to achieve great things in life – from business to science and the performing arts. Most remain in close contact and the University is gratified to play a role in grooming movers and shakers that define today’s – and tomorrow’s – world.

Since its inception in 1986, UCSI University has been committed to further the discovery and celebration of knowledge. The University’s commitment – and success – in undergraduate teaching is matched by its progress in research and the discovery of knowledge, making it a true hub of higher education. Seeking to open doors for students around the world, the University’s generous financial aid programme ensures that prodigious students from all economic backgrounds can afford a UCSI University education.


【A-Levels】 3 As in the relevant subjects
【STPM】 CGPA ≥ 3.80, with relevant subjects taken into consideration
【Malaysian MOHE Matriculation】 CGPA ≥ 3.80, with relevant subjects taken into consideration
【UEC】 8 As and above in th

Full Paid



● Offered to students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievements and participate actively in extracurricular activities.

● Opened to students who enrolled in any of the foundation programmes (leading to a degree) or any diploma or degre

Full / Half Paid


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