Bachelor of early Childhood education (hons)
3 years
Kuala Lumpur
Full Time
Jan, May, Aug, Sep


Early Childhood Education is the study of young children from birth to eight years old – how they develop physically, how they learn successfully or fail, the adoption of appropriate strategies that would assist them to reach their potential, and how they develop holistically. It is best done through an academic and professional ECE program.
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 Early Childhood Education (Hons) at HELP University.

Essential Features of the HELP Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons)

  • 3-year program leading to the degree BECE (Hons)
  • Approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency
  • Trains excellent graduate-educators and care-providers of young children with a commitment to lifelong learning and a high sense of professionalism
  • Versatility as a childcare-provider and kindergarten teacher or an entrepreneur operating childcare centres, playhouses, nurseries, kindergartens and learning or tuition centres
  • Delivered by highly qualified and experienced Teaching Team with a strong knowledge base
  • Mastery of the right pedagogy and integrative methodology
  • Engages the expertise of psychology lecturers at HELP’s Faculty of Behavioural Sciences to give an edge to the study of child psychology
  • Entrepreneurial skills for starting your own ECE school or enterprise
  • Clear pathways for postgraduate study and career advancement
  • Convenient admission for STPM, Diploma, SM3, UEC, ECE Certificate with SPM.
  • Credit transfer or subject exemption based on MQA guidelines


Subject Listing

Year 1
BECE 101  Child Development
BECE 102  Children and Play
BECE 103  Sociology of Education
BECE 104  Development of Education in Malaysia
BECE 105  Introduction to Early Childhood Education
BECE 106  Early Childhood Curriculum for Infants and Pre-school
BECE 107  Observation and Assessment of Young Children
LLS 101     Leadership and Life Skills
MC 100      Social and Business Communication
MPW2113   Bahasa Kebangsaan A or
MPW2123   Bahasa Kebangsaan B
MPW 2133  Pengajian Malaysia
MPW 2143  Pengajian Islam or
MPW 2153  Pengajian Moral 


Year 2
HEI 1023   ICT and Multimedia Application
BECE 201   Reading and Writing in Early Childhood
BECE 202   Mathematics in Early Childhood
BECE 203   Science in Early Childhood
BECE 204   Social Studies in Early Childhood
BECE 205   Art in Early Childhood
BECE 206   Music and Movement in Early Childhood
BECE 207   Literature for Young Children
BECE 208   Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children
BECE 209   Young Children and Technology
BECE 210   Managing Children’s Behaviour
BECE 211   Introduction to Special Education


Year 3
BECE 301   Introduction to Play Therapy
BECE 302   Introduction to Learning Disabilities
BECE 303   Education of the Gifted and Talented
BECE 304   Ethics and Professionalism in Early Childhood Education
BECE 305   School-Community Relationships
BECE 306   Issues in Early Childhood Education
BECE 307   Parenting Young Children
BECE 308   Global and Multicultural Education for Children
BECE 309   Practicum 1 (Nursery)
BECE 310   Practicum 2 (Kindergarten)
MGT 204    ECE Entrepreneurship and Innovation

A combination of assessment methods will be used including quizzes, assignments, final examinations and class participation

Entry Requirements
One of the following:

  • STPM/A-Level passes in 2 subjects or with a CGPA of 2.00
  • HELP Diploma in Business/Information Technology/Foundation in Arts or Foundation in Science
  • Senior Middle Three (SM3) or UEC with a minimum grade B in 5 subjects
  • 5 CPU (Canadian Pre-University) passes with a minimum average of 50%
  • SAM (South Australian Matriculation)/TEE (Tertiary Entrance Education) with a university aggregate of 50%
  • Related Diploma Program, Foundation or Matriculation qualification
  • Minimum of 24 scores in the International Baccalaureate
  • Victorian Certificate of Education with a minimum average of 50%
  • Other equivalent qualifications certified by the Malaysian government

and one of the following:

  • SPM or SPMV with a minimum of 3 credits (including the English Language or its equivalent) and a pass in Bahasa Malaysia at SPM level
  • GCE O-Levels with a credit (including the English Language)
  • Or other equivalent qualifications certified by the Malaysian government

Credit Transfer/Subject Exemption

Counselling will be given for credit transfer or subject exemption based on MQA guidelines.

HELP University

ELM Business School
No. 15, Jalan Sri Semantan 1,
Off Jalan Semantan, Bukit Damansara
50490 Kuala Lumpur

Kompleks Pejabat Damansara (KPD)
Jalan Dungun
50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wisma HELP, Jalan Dungun
50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

+603-2716 2000

ver since its founding in 1986 to provide affordable quality educational opportunities for Malaysians, HELP University has developed into the leading institution of higher learning in Malaysia with a firmly established international reputation among universities, research organisations, scholars, business and corporate leaders and governments in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America.

HELP University offers a wide and diverse range of programs covering business, law, management, economics, IT, social sciences and the humanities at undergraduate and graduate levels. It has also assumed a leading role in research and development in certain disciplines and subject areas. By upholding rigorous standards and setting benchmarks in many areas, HELP has achieved many successes and won plaudits and respect from many quarters, at home and abroad, making it a preferred partner in many crucial areas of endeavour and cooperation.

The quality of education imparted by HELP ensures that not only are its graduates preferred over others for employment by multinational companies and discerning employers in many areas of the globe, they also rapidly assume responsible leadership roles and positions.

To help people succeed in life and to live a life of significance through education

● To be a university with a strong culture of quality and leadership that focuses on sound academic standards, continuous improvement, and the talent development of students and staff.
● To offer them a learning experience that enhances their career development, lifetime values and personal fulfilment.
● To share our success with the stakeholders and community we serve.

Corporate Values:
● Pride of Achievement
● Sharing Success
● The Courage to Be
● To Be Compassionate
● To Be Significant

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