Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Course Title: Early Childhood Education, Diploma
Course Code: DECE

What the course will give you
The MSU diploma programme in early childhood education equips you for the teaching of pre-school and primary-school children. You will develop an understanding of children's physical and mental needs, besides their social, cognitive, creative, and emotional development. Your subjects of study include learning through play, program planning for infants and toddlers, pre-school science and mathematics, physical education for children, and management of kindergartens.

Your lecturers are professionals of early childhood education, and you train in excellent on-campus facilities. The learning opportunities and experiences we provide will add depth and breadth to your understanding and develop both your vocational and life skills. You graduate with a host of practical, social, managerial, and entrepreneurial skills alongside those of teaching and early childhood education.

How long it will take you
2 ½ years

Where the qualification may lead you to
You will be well-qualified for employment in the education sector, or educational publishing. You could be a counselor, early-education advisor, pre-school administrator, or author of children's books, among others. You may also go on to degree studies in early childhood education or another.

Who may enrol
You need at least THREE (3) Credits at SPM/SPMV level OR an equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate.

Diploma in Early Childhood Education (DECE) is a two-and-a-half-year career-focused industry-developed programme of MSU’s School of Education & Social Sciences (SESS).

KPT Reference
KPT/ JPS (KR11797) 02/16

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