HELP University Diploma in Early Childhood Education develops aspiring preschool teachers into educators who understand children and know how to best assist them in fulfilling their potential. The syllabus taught in this programme are like Social Studies and Environment in Early Childhood, Observations and Assessment of Young Children, and Sociology of Education. HELP University Diploma in Early Childhood Education has a programme duration of 2.5 years. Students can enroll for the intakes in January, May, or August every year in HELP University Damansara Heights campus. SPM and O Level graduates require a minimum of 3 C’s including English to be eligible for this course. SPM graduates will also need a Pass in Bahasa Malaysia. 

Intake and Duration

  • Jan 2yr 6m
  • May 2yr 6m
  • Aug 2yr 6m

Entry Requirements

  • 3 C's O Level
  • 3 C's SPM

Course Structure

Semester 1 (Year 1)

  • Teaching and Learning in Early Childhood Settings
  • Social-Psychology of Child Studies
  • ICT and Multimedia

Electives (Choose 1)

  • Observation Study of Early Childhood Settings
  • Current National Campaign in Early Childhood Settings


Semester 2 (Year 1)

  • The Educators' English Language
  • Language Arts in Early Childhood


Semester 3 (Year 1)

  • Mathematics and Science in Early Childhood
  • Social Studies and Environment in Early Childhood
  • English Language Across the Early Childhood Curriculum

Electives (Choose 1)

  • Visual Arts Program
  • Music Education Program


Semester 4 (Year 2)

  • Early Childhood Education: Review and Reflection
  • Observations and Assessment of Young Children
  • Development of Malaysian Education
  • Leadership Skills

Electives (Choose 1)

  • Health and Nutrition
  • Physical and Health Education


Semester 5 (Year 2)

  • Children and Play
  • Social and Business Communication

Electives (Choose 1)

  • The Developing Child
  • The Developing Reader


Semester 6 (Year 2)

  • Expressive Arts: Music, Movement, Dance
  • Child Development
  • Psychology of Education
  • Sociology of Education

Electives (Choose 1)

  • Play and Learning
  • Play and Cooperative Learning


Semester 7 (Year 3)

  • Eight (8) Weeks Teaching Practice and Childcare Practicum


MQA Compulsory Subjects

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Pengajian Islam (Muslim students) / Pengajian Moral (Non-Muslim students)

Fee Structure

Damansara Heights Campus


Intake & Duration

  • Jan 2yr
  • May 2yr
  • Aug 2yr
MYR 18,600.00 Course Fee
MYR 2,500.00 HELP Administration Fee 2017
MYR 300.00 HELP Application Fee 2017
MYR 3,000.00 Resource Fee (MYR 500 / semester)
MYR 24,400.00 Total

* All fees are subject to change.

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