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UNITAR MASTER OF EDUCATION (EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION)

Introduction

The MEdECE programme is designed to cater for the different needs of teachers and administrators in education sector, including kindergartens and pre/primary private/public schools, higher learning institutions, and public/private education offices. The programme emphasises on basic knowledge of education, specialized knowledge in early childhood education, and research in the area of specialization. It is specially designed for those who wish to deepen their knowledge and skills in early childhood education, and aspire to take up leadership positions in educational settings, academic positions at higher learning institutions, or continue further studies at doctoral level in early childhood education.

Purpose

The MEdECE programme designed to impart knowledge and skills in basic education as well as in the specialization area of early childhood education, and research skills. The basic education courses include foundations of education, psychology of learning and instruction, curriculum and instruction, technology in education, and assessment in education. The early childhood education courses include policies and programs in early childhood education, theories and practices in early childhood education, analysis and design of curriculum for young children, young children in multicultural settings, modification of learning materials for young children, and young children assessment. The research courses include quantitative research methods in education, qualitative research methods in education, and project paper.

Requirements

- Bachelor of Education (Hons) from educational institutions recognized by Malaysian government or professional bodies, OR

- Bachelor Degree (Hons) with Education from educational institutions recognized by Malaysian government or professional bodies, OR

- Bachelor Degree (Hons) AND Diploma in Education/Certificate in Teaching/Diploma in Teaching from educational institutions recognized by Malaysian government or professional bodies, OR

- Bachelor of Education from educational institutions recognized by Malaysian government or professional bodies AND working experience of at least one (1) year in related field, OR

- Bachelor Degree with Education from educational institutions recognized by Malaysian government or professional bodies AND working experience of at least one (1) year in related field, OR

- Bachelor Degree AND Diploma in Education/Certificate in Teaching /Diploma in Teaching from educational institutions recognized by Malaysian government or professional bodies AND working experience of at least one (1) year in related field, OR

- Bachelor Degree (Hons) from educational institutions recognized by Malaysian government or professional bodies AND working experience of at least one (1) year in related field, OR

- Bachelor Degree from educational institutions recognized by Malaysian government or professional bodies AND working experience of at least two (2) years in related field, OR

- Through "Open Entry" in which candidate must fulfil the requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), that is:

i) Possesses at least STPM/Matriculation or equivalent;
ii) At least 35 years of age on first of January of the year of application.
iii) At least possesses 5 years of working experience in related field.

Programmes

Semester/ Year Offered

Code of Course/ Module

Name of Course/Module

Classification

Credit Value

Name(s) of Lecturer

Semester 1 / Year 1

ESEM5174

Quantitative Research Methods in Education

Programme Core

4

Prof Dr Abd Razak Habib

ESEM5113

Foundations of Education

Programme Core

3

Assoc. Prof Dr. Norani Md Salleh

ESEM5123

Psychology of Learning and Instruction

Programme Core

3

Prof Dr Abd Razak Habib

Semester 2 / Year 1

ESEM5133

Curriculum and Instruction

Programme Core

3

Assoc. Prof Dr. Abdullah Mohd Noor

ESEM5163

Qualitative Research Methods in Education

Programme Core

3

Assoc. Prof Dr. Daing Zaidah Daing Ibrahim

ESEM5143

Technology in Education

Programme Core

3

Assoc. Prof Dr. Abdullah Mohd Noor

Semester 3 / Year 1

ESEM5153

Assessment in Education

Programme Core

3

Prof Dr Abd Razak Habib

ESEM5413

Policies and Programs in Early Childhood Education

Major Core

3

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Putri Zabariah Megat A Rahman

ESEM5423

Theories and Practices in Early Childhood Education

Major Core

3

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bustam Kamri

Semester 4 / Year 2

ESEM5433

Analysis and Design of Curriculum for Young Children

Major Core

3

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bustam Kamri

ESEM5443

Young Children in Multicultural Settings

Major Core

3

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Putri Zabariah Megat A Rahman

ESEM5453

Modification of Learning Materials for Young Children

Major Core

3

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bustam Kamri

Semester 5 / Year 2

ESEM5463

Young Children Assessment

Major Core

3

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Putri Zabariah Megat A Rahman

ESEM5916

Project Paper

Major Core

6

Prof Dr Abd Razak Habib

Total Credit Hours

46

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