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       Diploma in Islamic Early Childhood Education

Introduction
The Diploma in Islamic Early Childhood Education (DCE) programme develops the foundations for future early childhood educators in educating young children from newborn to 8 years. Early childhood education is a challenging profession, in which one helps children lay the foundation for their overall skill development and for succeeding in life. Early years studies confirm what educators have known for years: that what happens early in life sets the "wiring" for the brain's future functioning.

The focus of DCE program is balance between physical, moral, social, cognitive and spiritual development. The students are assessed on their ability to demonstrate learning outcomes in both academics and field work, as outlined by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

A student has to acquire 92 credit hours to complete this programme.

Upon completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:-
Able to apply introductionary knowledge and understanding of early childhood education at the diploma level.
Able to plan and safely conduct simple scientific investigations, organize and transform raw data into tables and graphs.
Able to identify and suggest possible techniques and skills necessary for all practices pertaining to early childhood issues.
Able to verbally communicate information and ideas proficiently both verbally and in writing.
Able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.
Able to apply values, ethical standards and professionalism in their careers or academic pursuits.
Able to engage in life-long learning.
Able to acquire and apply managerial and entrepreneurial skills.
Able to demonstrate leadership skills.
I) SPM / O Level / Equivalent (Pass with Three (3) credits);
OR
II) Pass in STPM with E Principal;
OR
III) Pass any Certificate program from IIC or other higher education learning.
NO COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
1 MPU2163 OR MALAYSIAN STUDIES (FOR LOCAL STUDENTS) 3
MPU2133 BAHASA MALAYSIA KOMUNIKASI 1 (FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS)
2 MPU2213 BAHASA KEBANGSAAN A (FOR LOCAL STUDENTS WHO DO NOT EARN CREDIT IN BAHASA MELAYU AT SPM LEVEL) 3
MPU2233 OR PRESENTATION SKILLS
MPU2253 PROCESS WRITING
3 MPU2323 OR POLITICAL SCIENCE 3
MPU2343 HUMAN RELATIONS
4 MPU2412 OR IBADAH CAMP (FOR MUSLIM STUDENTS) 2
MPU2422 INTERCULTURAL PROGRAM (FOR NON MUSLIM STUDENTS)
5 CEL1231 INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH 1 3
6 CEL1232 INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH 2 3
7 CEL2233 ADVANCED ENGLISH 1 3
8 CEL2234 ADVANCED ENGLISH 2 3
9 CEC1231 INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 3
10 CEC1232 INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC EDUCATION 3
11 CEC1233 INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 3
12 CEC1234 INTRODUCTION TO CHILD CARE, HEALTH AND NUTRITION 3
13 CEC1235 INTRODUCTION TO CURRICULUM FOR PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN 3
14 CEC1236 LEARNING IN YOUNG CHILDREN 3
15 CEC1237 INTRODUCTION TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3
16 CEC2231 EARLY MATHEMATICAL SKILLS  3
17 CEC2232 EARLY LITERACY FOR CHILDREN 3
18 CEC2233 EARLY ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE FOR CHILDREN 3
19 CEC2234 UNDERSTANDING CHILD BEHAVIOR  3
20 CEC2235 BAHASA MELAYU PRA-SEKOLAH  3
21 CEC2236 ENGLISH FOR PRE-SCHOOL 3
22 CEC2237 FARDHU AIN FOR YOUNG CHILDREN 3
23 CEC2238 ARABIC FOR PRE-SCHOOL 3
24 CEC3231 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL NEEDS IN EDUCATION 3
25 CEC3232 ART & CRAFT 3
26 CEC3233 MANAGING PRE-SCHOOL 3
27 CEC3234 YOUNG MUSLIM PRACTICAL LIFE EXERCISE 3
28 CEC3235 PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 3
29 SOS2231 ETHICS IN DAILY LIFE 3
30 ITD3236 INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 3
31 ARB1231 OR INTRODUCTION TO ARABIC LANGUAGE FOR BEGINNERS 3
ARB1232 INTRODUCTION TO ARABIC LANGUAGE
32 IRK2231 CONCEPTS OF ISLAMIC BELIEF 3
33 CEE2235 FIRST AID COURSE 3
34 CEE2236 SENSATION AND PERCEPTION IN YOUNG CHILDREN 3
35 CEE2237 INTRODUCTION TO MONTESSORI 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS TO COMPLETE PROGRAMME = 92
Upon completion of DCE, graduates may further their study in BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies at International Islamic College (collaboration with Teesside University, UK) or any recognized local and international higher institution.
Graduates may become early childhood educators in government sector or at any private kindergarten all around Malaysia. Graduates may also establish their own kindergarten or nursery.
Local Student
RM17,020.00

International Student
RM25,116.00

Please click here to view fees structure table.
Intake Semester
April, July and December.

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.

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