PICOMS City Campus
January, April and September
Medium of Instructions :
Background of Program :
The Diploma in Early Childhood Education aims to equip students with knowledge, skills and competencies for them to be professional practitioners and be employed in childcare settings and preschools. This programme covers various early childhood specialties and is designed to address critical issues in the early childhood education system in Malaysia in order to meet the needs of the industry.
Program Educational Objectives (PEO)
Demonstrate competency and provide developmentally appropriate learning experience for children’s development
Inculcate value, ethics, social skills and professional responsibilities in areas of children’s learning and development
Execute leadership skills by using appropriate communication and apply critical thinking in the setting of early childhood education and care
Exhibit basic managerial and entrepreneurial skills for continuous quality improvement in early childhood setting
Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the core knowledge areas
Apply knowledge and understanding to provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children’s development
Create, provide and maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing environment where children learn and develop
Demonstrate commitment to professionalism in values, attitudes and ethics
Communicate effectively with children, colleagues, families and community
Apply problem solving, self-reflection, scientific skills and creative thinking in the care and education of young children
Manage resources, select and apply information to enhance early learning and self-development
Exhibit basic managerial and entrepreneurial skills in early childhood settings
Career Prospects :
The graduates of Diploma in Early Childhood Education can fill this increasing demand either from public or private pre-schools in Malaysia as qualified and trained teachers. In this programme, you not only develop professional skills but can also find out about the wide range of professional careers open to you within the field.
Admission Requirements :
For international students, a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 500 or an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 5.0 or equivalent is required.
Admission Fee : RM 200(Registration fee)
Graduates will have a chance to pursue your bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or any related course locally or abroad.