Programme Structure: Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) 

Year 1

  • Art, Craft and Drama for Early Childhood 
  • Bahasa dan Literasi untuk Awal Kanak-Kanak
  • Child Development 
  • Early Mathematics and Science 
  • Elective I 
  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education 
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition for Early Childhood 
  • Humanities for Early Childhood 
  • Music and Movement for Early Childhood 
  • Observing and Assessing Young Children Professionalism and Portfolio for Early Childhood Educators 
  • Social Studies and Environment for Early Childhood 
  • Technology for Early Childhood Education 

Year 2

  • Child Care and Education 
  • Children with Special Needs 
  • Early Childhood Curriculum Planning and Development 
  • Early Childhood Learning Environments 
  • Elective II 
  • English Language and Literacy for Early Childhood 
  • Family & Community Partnerships in Early Childhood Education 
  • Guiding Young Children 
  • Mathematics and Science for Preschoolers 
  • MPU1* 
  • Physical Education for Early Childhood 
  • Research Methods 
  • Sociology in Malaysian Context 
  • Spiritual and Moral Values for Early Childhood

Year 3

  • Administration and Management in Early Childhood Education 
  • Co-Curriculum 
  • Early Childhood Student Project 
  • Elective III 
  • Group Dynamics 
  • MPU1** 
  • National Language/ Other Languages 
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies 
  • Teaching Practice (Taska & Tadika) 
  • Trends and Issues of Early Childhood Education

Elective I - Choose 1 course

  • Chinese Language for Early Childhood 
  • Informal Education for Early Childhood 
  • Tamil Language for Early Childhood Education

  • Elective II - Choose 1 course

    • International Approaches to Early Childhood Education 
    • Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships 
    • Thematic Approaches in Practice 

  • Elective III - Choose 1 course

    • Applying Creativity in Early Childhood 
    • Cross-Cultural Psychology

National Language/Other Language - Choose 1 course

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

  • MPU 1* - Choose 1 course

    • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
    • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

  • MPU 1** - Choose 1 course

    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course

  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Community Project
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project

Please note that this is an indicative list of courses for general reference only. The programme structure and course sequence plan may be subject to change without notice. It is therefore important to check with UTAR staff on the current programme structure at the time of enrollment. For existing UTAR students, kindly refer to UTAR portal.