Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

General

Program Description

Graduate Edu-Carer’s Professional Preparation

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 fulfill the minimum 120 credit hours required from 36 subjects, listed in Table 2 which are integrated, spiraling 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

Scope and Contents

The 30 months programme is a study of 27 courses listed, which can be done in two years in accordance with MQA approval.

  • 26 Major ECE Courses
  • 2 ECE Free Electives
  • 1 Compulsory ECE Elective
  • 2 Workplace Practicums in Nursery and Kindergarten
  • 5 MPU Courses

Assessment

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

Applicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • HELP Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Business, Information Technology, Foundation in Arts or Science and other equivalent
  • STPM Level passes in 2 subjects
  • A-Level with 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 Baccalaureate Minimum of 24 scores
  • Victorian Certificate of Education At least average of 50%
  • Other equivalent qualification approved/accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency.

Intakes

January 10, May 16, August 22

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

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Since 1986 we have grown steadily and sturdily. We have sustained our student number and ensured a robust financial position. We have distinguished ourselves by excelling as a thought leader, an incubator of outstanding graduates, a model of selective excellence, and as a community-caring institution. All these years our educational goals have been to prepare students for their first job graduate school, to prepare students for their subsequent career and to prepare students for a fulfilling and productive life. The drives of our vision are our values which are based on “Pride Of Achievement, Sharing Success, The Courage to Be, To Be compassionate, and To be Significant” Read less