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       BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies (International)

The BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies (International) 3+0 in collaboration with Teesside University, United Kingdom (http://www.tees.ac.uk/), is first in Malaysia. It is aimed to assists qualified early childhood educators to become highly competent, innovative and ethical professionals who are able to contribute to the development of quality programmes for young children and their families.

A student has to acquire 120 credit hours to complete this programme.
Year One Entry
I) STPM/ Diploma / A Level
STPM holders should have a minimum of two (2) Principals (minimum 2C) AND SPM minimum 3 credits with B in English Language, Or
II) A recognized Diploma in related field from Malaysian government with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 (with medium instruction in English only) will be considered on a case to case basis, Or
III) UEC 3 with Five (5) Credits, Or
IV) Foundation programme applicant:
Foundation study that is recognized by the Malaysian government, passed all subjects with minimum CGPA of 2.70.
Year Two Entry
I) IIC Diploma in Islamic Early Childhood Education (DCE) graduates with minimum CGPA of 2.70, Or
II) A recognized diploma in related field from Malaysian government with a minimum CGPA of 2.70 (with medium instruction in English only) will be considered on a case to case basis,

English language requirement (for International applicant):
IELTS (Band 6) Or
TOEFL (minimum 550)
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The program will prepare graduates for multiple career paths in the fields of teacher education, health and human services. Graduates have opportunities to practise and lead in early year's settings (including nurseries), children's centres, health and social care and community settings, as well as schools. These careers include infant/toddler and preschool teachers, early interventionists, administrators of centers for young children and families. Graduates will also be prepared to pursue graduate studies in related fields such as, education, social work and human development.
Local Student
RM42,000.00 (3 years)
RM28,000.00 (2 years)

International Student
RM60,000.00 (3 years)
RM40,000.00 (2 years)

Please click here to view fees structure table.
Intake Semester

English Preparatory Classes
The English Preparatory Classes (EPC) is the ice-breaking class to prepare students for the upcoming official semester. It is also a platform for students to have an early exposure of English language and it equips students with basic knowledge of four skills which are reading, writing, listening and speaking. During the session, the students will experience a professional and formal learning environment and develop their self-esteem through the activities conducted by the respective educators and the college as a whole. Exhibitions and presentations are the platforms for students to enhance their academic skills, particularly for their public interaction, as those are the keys to success in various skills. These activities enrich students' confidence level to use English in their communication in the future undertaking.

Supported by a team of qualified and experienced educators in IIC, the EPC classes are committed in producing graduates who are well-equipped not only with language disclosure, but also with relevant soft skills and life-long learning competencies to excel in today's competitive environment. Durations of the studies vary according to the intakes ranging from 2 weeks to 9 (nine) weeks. The fee is RM15 per week and the total contact hours per week is 12 (twelve) per week. Classes will be conducted from Monday to Thursday with 3 (three) contact hours per day.

'To acquire knowledge, one must study, but to acquire wisdom, one must observe' ~ Marilyn vos Savant~

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