Diploma in Early Childhood Education


  • Completion of Key Stage 5 (Grade 12) of the Maldives National Curriculum Framework with a minimum of 2 subjects with “passing grades” in nationally recognized Higher Secondary School Examinations (Passing grades at this level are E grade or above in GCE A level, and C grade or above in HSSC.
    OR
  • Shahaadhaa Saanaviyya, and International Baccalaureate from a recognized institute are considered as equivalent to Higher Secondary Education).
    OR
  • MNQF level 4 qualification in a related field.
    OR
  • 20 years old, completion of a Level 4 qualification (unrelated), and successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Programme.
    OR
  • 20 years old, completion of secondary school, 2 years of relevant work experience, and successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Programme.
Semester 1
# Code Subject Name CREDITS
1 COR0701 Values and Ethics for a practical life 9
2 DHI0501 Dhivehi Language 9
3 EDU0702 Educational Psychology 15
4 EDU0501 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 9
5 QUR0001 Quran Level 1 9
6 ENG0703 Literacy in the Early Years 13
7 EDU0718 Observation and Assessment 13
Semester 2
8 SCI0501 Early Environment and Science for Children 9
9 EDU0502 Understanding Child Development and Child Behavior 9
10 ARB0001 Arabic Language Level 1 9
11 EDU0719 Learning through play 13
12 MAT0704 Early Numeracy 13
13 SHA0730 Fundamentals of Islam 13
14 EDU0704 Professional Experience 1 20
  • Values and Ethics for a Practical Life
  • Quran Level 1
  • Arabic Language Level 1