Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Honours (MQA/A10993)

Programme Synopsis

The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Honours (BECHE) degree is designed to meet the needs of persons interested in pursuing careers in early childhood education who are currently employed in preschools, public schools, child care centres or other childhood care facilities.

It is also aimed to develop the specialist skills and knowledge gained through the completion of Diploma in Early Childhood Education (DECE). This is in line with the organisation’s mission to widen access to quality education as well as to provide lifelong learning opportunities by adopting an engaging learning environment at competitive and affordable cost.

Normal Entry

Passed SPM/SPMV/MCE or equivalent with at least 2 credits in any subjects; AND
Passed STPM/HSC or equivalent with at least 2 principals (CGPA 2.00); OR
Passed a recognized Diploma; OR
Passed a recognized Matriculation/Foundation certficate; OR
Other qualifications recognized by the Government.

OR

APEL Admission

More than 21 years of age in the year of application; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test & Portfolio) conducted by OUM

* Registration Fee and Matric Card included into 1st semester

  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Sem 1 RM1854 RM1854 RM1854 RM1854 RM1854
Sem 2 RM1854 RM1854 RM1854 RM1854 -
Sem 3 RM1854 RM2472 RM1854 RM1854 -
Total RM24,720

Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens

This discount is applicable to:

  • Those who are at the age of
  • 60 - 74 years on the registration date – 75%
  • 75 years and above on the registration date – 100 %,
    Administration fee will be charged (RM350 for Undergraduate & RM500 for Postgraduate)
  • Physically disabled learners or “Orang Kelainan Upaya” (OKU) – 75%


  • Note

    • Minimum Payment: RM400 for both Diploma and Degree Programmes
    • Financial Options: PTPTN, EPF (account 2), Study Loan from commercial banks, Easy and Flexible Installment Scheme (0% interest), HRDF Fund
    • Payment Modes: Internet Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, Postal/Money Order.
    • The total fees quoted are based on the minimum expected period to successfully complete the programme.
    • Examination fees vary and subject to change based on its format.
    • The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
    • Repeat candidate (regardless the status) will have to pay 100% fee per credit
    Compulsory MQA Courses
    Subject Name Credit Hours
    Hubungan Etnik 3
    Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia 3
    Keusahawanan 3
    Health & Wellness 3

    University Courses

    Subject Name Credit Hours
    Learning Skills for Open Distance Learners 3
    English for Written Communications 3
    English for Oral Communications 3
    English for Workplace Communications 3

    Basic Courses

    Subject Name Credit Hours
    Principles of Management 3
    Thinking Skills & Problem Solving 3

    Core Courses

    Subject Name Credit Hours
    Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
    Cognitive Development 3
    Language and Literacy for Early Childhood Education 3
    Early Childhood Education Curriculum 3
    Curriculum Development: The Malaysian Perspective 3
    Childhood Literature 1: International Folktales 3
    Mathematics in Early Childhood Education 3
    Teaching English to Young Learners 3
    Science in Early Childhood Education 3
    Teaching Bahasa Melayu to Young Learners 3
    Child Psychology 3
    Learning Through Play Therapy in Early Childhood Education 3
    Creativity in Early Childhood 3
    The Effective Practitioner in Early Childhood Education 3
    Childhood Literature 2: Malaysian Folktales 3
    Family and Community Relations in Early Childhood Education 3
    Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programmes 3
    Technology and ICT in Early Childhood Education 3
    Safety Health and Nutrition in Early Childhood Education 3
    Assessment in Early Childhood Programme 3
    Quality Physical Environment in Early Childhood Education 3
    Social Skills and Moral Development of Young Children 3
    Action Research in Early Childhood Education 3
    Practicum I 6
    Practicum II 6

    Elective Courses

    Subject Name
    A
    Music in the Classroom
    Planning the Teaching of Music
    Music Evaluation
    B
    Characteristics & Development of Children with Special Needs
    Living Skills for Special Education 1
    Living Skills for Special Education 2

      Name: DR NURUL ALIAH BINTI MUSTAFA
    Tel (Office): 603 2773 2795
    Tel (Mobile): 6017 297 9707
    Email: nurul_aliah@oum.edu.my