Executive diploma In Early Childhood Education


The program is offered specifically for working adults, especially educators and operators of child care centres who are interested and require specialised skills and knowledge in the field of early childhood education for career development purposes.

Entry Requirement


Applicants Candidates must fulfill the following requirements

i.    Passed SPM with a mininum of three (3) credits or equivalent: OR
ii.  Obtained APEL Certificate from MQA for admission to Diploma (Level 4); OR
iii. Obtained other qualifications recognised by the Senate; AND
iv.  Have a minimum of one (1) year working experience; AND
v.   Fulfilled the programme special requirements set by the Senate.

Non Malaysian Applicants

Non Malaysian applicants who wish to pursue study in the Executive Diploma programme at the University must meet the following general requirements:

a)Pass at least General Certificate of Education 'O' Level or other qualification recognized by the Senate; AND

b)Obtained the following results in one of the English proficiency exams as described below:

i. A minimum score of 397 (PBT) or 30-31 (IBT) for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); OR
ii. Band 4.0 and above for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); OR
iii. A Minimum score of 160 in Cambridge English: Advance(CAE); ORCEFR B2 or CPE (180) (Cambridge English Proficiency / CEFR C1; OR
iv)A minimum score of 30 in the Pearson Test of English (PTE); OR
v)A minimum score of A2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR); OR
vii)A minimum of Level 2 (Band 2) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).
Program Modules

Students must complete a total of 90 credits in order to qualify for the award of Executive Diploma. They must pass all courses prescribed as below.

University Courses:
Malaysian Studies
English for Communication
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship in Malaysia
Social Responsibility
Core Courses:
Basic Early Childhood Development
Philosophy on Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Language and Literacy
ICT Use in Education of Early Childhood
Preschool Education Approaches and Strategies
Management of Early Childhood Care and Education
Educators and Parents Partnership
Planning, Organising and Setting up of Early Childhood Centres
English Language for Early Childhood
Health, Safety and Nutrition for Early Childhood
Science for Early Childhood
Basic Research for Early Childhood
Moral and Spiritual Education for Early Childhood
Children with Special Needs

Mathematics for Early Childhood

Elective Courses:
Music for Early Childhood
Managing Early Childhood Behaviour
Psychology at The Workplace
Services Management
Program Fee

Program : Executive Diploma In Management(Business)

Fee            : RM 13,790

  • Payment Method
    Fee can be paid either in total sum or instalments. Payment schedule will be shared with student.

  • Financial Support
    • National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN)
      Students are eligible to apply for PTPTN loan subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by PTPTN. (Please refer to:

    • Employees Provident Fund (EPF)
      Applicants are eligible to withdraw from their EPF (Account 2).

    • Education Financing/ Loans:

    (For more info, click here)

Special Discounts

We are offering discounts/rebates for the following categories:





Group Registration: 
a. 5 to 10 pax
10% Off
b.11 to 20 pax
15% Off
c. 21 pax & above
20% Off
Senior Citizen (Aged 60 above)
50% Off
Disabled People (OKU)
50% Off
UMCCed/UM Alumni
10% Off
PPU* in Bachok, Kelantan
RM1,000 off
PPU* in Johor Bahru, Johor
RM1,000 off
*PPU = Pusat Pembelajaran UMCCed (UMCCed Learning Centre)
Other Info ( Duration of Study/Medium of Instruction)

Programme Duration
The duration of the programme is six (6) semesters which can be completed within 30 months on a part-time basis.

Medium of Instruction
The programme is conducted in English as well as in Bahasa Malaysia.

Program Location
  • UM Campus, Kuala Lumpur
  • UM, Nilam Puri - Kelantan
  • UMCCed Learning Centre (PPU): Off-Campus Programmes at these locations:
    • PPU Kulim
    • PPU Alor Setar 
    • PPU Kuantan
    • PPU Johor Bahru
    • PPU Bayan Lepas

For more information, call/WhatsApp us at:-

Miss Sandra/ Mr Simon Kee

03 - 9221 7789/012- 579 3789