Diploma in Pre-School Education (MQA/FA0612)



This 3-year program is structured for those who are interested in the children’s services sector or those who are already working in the field and responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in early childhood services.

Students learn how to work effectively with young children as well as parents, plan safe and high quality learning environment, organize child development activities as well as observing and assessing children’s growth and development and carry out supervisory and administrative functions to provide the best products and services in early childhood settings.   Students will be equipped with necessary skills to plan, implement and manage programs in accordance with relevant legislation, standards and duty of care requirements. The program also includes industrial training with established early childcare and education organizations for greater exposure.

This Diploma program in GIS is recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) and is accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA).


Entry Requirements


SPM / SPMV/ O-Level Pass with 3 credits (grade C or above).
UEC Pass with grade B or above in 3 subjects.
SKM Pass SKM Level 3 in related field with 1 SPM credit and must continue into Diploma of the same field.
STPM Pass with NGMP 2.0 (1 grade C or above).
Other equivalent qualification recognized by Malaysian Government



International students are welcome to apply.

Other equivalent qualification recognized by Malaysian Government.


Financial Assistance

  • Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)

Students pursuing the Diploma courses are eligible to apply for financial assistance through Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) loans to help ease the financial burden of education.

  • Industrial Sponsor

Selected qualified trainees may receive financial assistance from GIS Industrial Partners.

Career Opportunities

  • Educator
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Manager/Supervisor (Kindergarten)
  • Consultant
  • Children Event Organizer
  • Creative Writer
  • Child Care Centre Group Leader
  • Principal/Deputy Principal
  • Entrepreneur


List Of Subjects

 History and Philosophy of Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Child Development
 Parents, Family and Community Involvement in Early Childhood Education  COMPUTER SUBJECTS
 Guiding  Children Behavior  Information Technology & Young Children
 Music in Early Childhood Education
 Arts and Creativity for Children  MQA SUBJECTS
 Early Mathematics for Children  Malaysia Studies II/Malay Communication I
 Early Sciences for Children  Computer & Writing Skills /Bahasa Kebangsaan
 Observing and Assessing Young Children  Malaysian Culture
 Play for Young Children  Kelana Siswa  I
 Teaching and Learning of Young Children  Kelana Siswa II
 Preschool Curriculum
 Nutrition, Safety & Health in Early Childhood Education  LANGUAGE SUBJECTS
 Classroom Design & Organization: Creating Learning Environment  English Proficiency
 Children with Special Needs  English for Social Skill
 Selecting Appropriate Teaching Material for Young Children  English for Business Communication
 Policy in Early Childhood Services  Language, Literacy and Communication
 Current Issues in Preschool Education  English for Young Children
 Malaysian Pre School Curriculum  English for Academic Purpose
 First Aids Course

Program Educational Objectives(PEO) & Program Learning Outcomes(PLO)



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