Master of Education (Early Childhood Education)

MOHE/MQA Code: N/143/7/0027 (MQA/FA 1873)
 
Level of Study: Postgraduate Degree
Faculty: Graduate School of Education

Programme Overview

The purpose of study Master of Education (Early Childhood Education) is to provide knowledge and skills to the graduates of general education and specialization in early childhood education. The programme is designed to meet the demand for graduates who are proficient in the early childhood education and process communication skills to serve the country’s various industries. As early childhood education is central to the nation’s future development, graduates are trained to continuously collaborate, demonstrate knowledge, skills, critical  and reflective thinking of their work in line with the Malaysian education policies and practices. They are also provided with facilities to give them the advantage  in terms of the usage of information technology and exposure to real working environment and conditions. Students will be exposed to be a multi-disciplinary approach, which crosses multicultural boundaries to be well-adjusted early childhood education practitioners.

Study Mode & Duration

  • Part-time: 2 years

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Master's Programme:

A Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50

OR

A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, as accepted by the Senate AND 3 years working experience in the field of Early Childhood Education

OR

A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, as accepted by the Senate AND a Diploma in Early Childhood Education with 4 years working experience in the field of Early Childhood Education

OR

A Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, as accepted by the Senate, AND to a minimum of 5 years working experience in the field of Early Childhood Education AND rigorous internal assessment

OR

ADDITIONAL TERMS

Pass TOEFL with a minimum score of 600 point or 6.0 in IELTS for international students. 

Year 1

  • Foundations of Education
  • Psychology of Learning and Instruction
  • Technology in Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Assessment in Education
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Education
  • Young Children in Multicultural Settings
  • Young Children Assessment
  • Policies and Programmes in Early Childhood Education

Year 2

  • Theories and Practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Modification of Learning Materials for Young Children
  • Analysis and Design of Curriculum for Young Children
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Education
  • Project Paper

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