3+0 Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
in collaboration with NZTC in New Zealand


Programme Module

The ever-growing need for early childhood education calls for more educators to be well-trained in the science of the profession and the art of providing effective governance in the field. A bachelor’s degree prepares students to take on leadership and management roles that will pave the way for advancement opportunities in the field of early childhood education.

Qualification recognised by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)

Core modules provided, reviewed and graded by NZTC supported by Dika’s faculty

Lectures delivered via NZTC Online with tutorials held on weekdays, weeknights or weekends


The 3+0 Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) is an internationally-recognised degree offered in collaboration with the New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC). The programme provides students with an opportunity to gain knowledge, and experience teaching trends at an international level.


More about this degree by NZTC here.


Recognised by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), the degree can be fully completed at Dika College Malaysia. Graduates are awarded the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) by NZTC.

About NZTC

The New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) was founded in 1982, and since its inception has been providing comprehensive and professional programmes focused on education and early childhood education. NZTC has also played a pivotal role in gaining recognition for the profession of early childhood teaching in New Zealand; and it continues to lead the way in the provision of high-quality early childhood education programmes.


More information about NZTC here.

Class Structure

  • Blended Learning
  • Online learning from NZTC
  • Face-to-Face classes from Dika
  • Coursework and Final Assessment


  • January
  • March
  • May
  • July
  • September

Entry Requirements

  • Relevant Recognized Diploma
  • IELTS minimum 6.0

Graduates of the Dika College Diploma in Early Childhood Education with a CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, Diploma in Special Education (Early Years) and Executive Diploma in Early Childhood Education will receive advance standing of the Bachelor’s degree.

Students with relevant diplomas from other institutions are subject to an evaluation on a case-by-case basis. Fees apply.

Career Path

This Degree programme can assist you in the following careers:

  • Author of Children’s Books
  • Au Pair
  • Art Instructor
  • Children’s Television Broadcaster
  • Curriculum Developer / Trainer
  • Consultant
  • Journalist
  • Lecturer
  • Nutritionist
  • Parenting Coach
  • Product Developer
  • Experimental Coach
  • Event Manager
  • Educator / Instructor
  • Children Entertainer
  • Instructional Designer
  • Researcher
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher / Principal

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