Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

MQA / PA 13796 | KPT ( N / 143 / 6 / 0161) | DK 116 (W)

This programme trains those who desire to be educators especially those in the Early Childhood Education sector 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 in the country.  Our courses combine hands-on experiences with leading research and critical perspectives on theory, exposing you to the rich and engaging tasks that are directly linked to the teaching profession.

The teaching methods of this programme aim to encourage students to challenge and extend their understanding of early childhood education in general and their own practice in particular.  Approaches to teaching are generally interactive and non-didactic.  Students will be encouraged to reflect and build on their practical experience through participation in workshops, seminars and tutorials in a stimulating teaching and learning environment.  You will learn the art of being flexible, adaptable and resourceful, able to work not only with young children but also with a wide variety of adults in the community.  There will also be a substantial input in business management preparing our graduates in future entrepreneurship and business potential.

The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) is approved with Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and is a special collaboration programme awarded by Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) but conducted at IIMAT College.  Graduates in this program can apply to teach in government institutions with no further need to obtain the teaching certificate.  


  • Provisional accreditation by MQA
    (MQA/PA 13796) | KPT (N / 143 / 6 / 0161) | DK 116 (W)
  • Eligible entry to all Institutions of Higher Learning in Malaysia (IPTA & IPTS)

Entry Requirement :

Financial Aid :

  1. PTPTN
  2. IIMAT Scholarship / Bursary
  3. Other Scholarships & Loans

Course Duration :
4 years ( 2 intake per year –  March &  September)

Career Opportunity :
Pre-school / Kindergarten Teacher, ECE Program Developer, Teacher in enrichment center, Childcare Center, Pre-school / Kindergarten Assistant Teacher, Pre-school / Kindergarten Principal, ECE publication’s writer, Pre-school Management Personnel, Physical Education Instructor, Special Education Teacher, Guidance Counsellor, Corporate Trainer, College/University Instructor, Academic Advisor, Tutor, Education Consultant, Curriculum Developer, Educational Administrator, Education Researcher/Policy Analyst, Educational Publishers, Administration Offices & others

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MAJOR subject

  • Science for Young Children
  • Mathematics for Young Children
  • Psychomotor and Child Movement
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • Teaching English for Young Learners
  • Expressions of Children’s Creativity
  • Special Child Screening
  • Co-curricular Management
  • Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Child Behavior Guidance
  • The Development Of Education In Malaysia :
    Philosophy And Policies
  • Instruction, Technology And Assessment 1
  • Instruction, Technology And Assessment 2
  • Inclusive Education
  • Learning And Student Development
  • Growth and Development of Children
  • Teacher Apprenticeship Program 1
  • Teacher Apprenticeship Program 2
  • Seminar On Reflection Of Teaching Practice
  • Learning Management
  • Management of Nursery and Early Childhood
  • Moral and Spritual Development of Children
  • Professional Teacher
  • Family, Community and Cultural Relationship
  • Final Project

MINOR subject

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Management Information System
  • Organisation Behavior
  • Business Communication
  • Operation Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Elective Course 1
  • Elective Course 2
  • Elective Course 3

MPU subject

  • Pengajian Kenegaraan
  • Entreprenuerial Cultural
  • Community Services
  • Ethnic Relations


  • Teacher Training 1
  • Teacher Training 1
Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
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