Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Application Dates
Course Overview
HELP Subang 2
30 months
Study Field

Course Overview

To become qualified and certified, the Educator-Carer is required to have the Diploma in Early Childhood Education for personal and professional identity, and children, families and community. The DECE programme is appropriate with five qualities:

  • An opportunity to learn and upgrade English proficiency to the level required for the degree or BECE (Hons) programme
  • A balanced preparation for work in any early childhood settings as a result of the 8 week workplace practicum and empirical based course and fieldwork.
  • Exceptionally strong in the social and psychological understanding of the child
  • Caters to the needs of and facilitates the successful development of each Educator-Carer.
  • Promotes the creativity and talents of Educator-Carers across ECCE settings and scenario, such as in arts, music, drama and constructions.


Faculty of Education and Languages

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  • SPM / SPMV / MCE: At least 3 credits
  • Other equivalent qualification as approved by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)

Candidates without SPM or MCE Have the Following Options with MQA Approval

  • SPM / MCE2 credits AND
  • Teaching Experience3 Years
  • SPM / MCE1 credits AND
  • Teaching Experience5 Years

Candidates without SPM or MCE Have the Following Options with MQA Approval

  • Qualifying test on BM, English and Mathematics; i.e. the APEL Route created by MQA.2 credits AND

*Refer to MQA Current Status

Mature senior candidates with acceptable ECCE qualification, who fulfil the minimum requirements, are eligible to apply for advanced standing.


January 8, May 28, August 19