BACHELOR OF SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION (HONS)
Bachelor of Special Needs Education (Hons) is a specially designed degree for students interested in working with young children (birth – 8 years old) with special needs as well as their families. It is designed to prepare educators to be leaders in the field which includes working in a variety of early learning settings, early intervention programmes, mainstream schools, with a diverse group of students and families and related stakeholders in the community.
This programmes equips graduates with the:
- expertise in evidence-based practices for young children with and at risk for disabilities, and their families
- skills for supporting and collaborating with families, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
- effective strategies for providing instruction to young children with disabilities
- collaboration skills necessary for working on interdisciplinary teams.
- Professional Placement (Field Experiences) is a key component of this programme. Students will have the opportunity to work with a range of children and families in early intervention programmes (Early Learning settings and mainstream schools) under the mentorship of the respective Professional Placement leaders.
The Bachelor of Special Needs Education (Hons) recognises prior learning and knowledge acquired by granting advanced standing into the programme.
- Educators in early childhood settings
- Educators in special needs schools
- Educator of special needs in the mainstream
- Developer of Individualised Education Plans
- Various positions in related government agencies
- Operator of special needs facilities
|Matapelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU)|
|Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)||Pass with at least Grade C (GPA 2.00) in two (2) subjects|
|Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)||Pass with a minimum grade “Jayyid”|
|A-Level||Pass with a minimum grades C in two (2) subjects|
|Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) or equivalent||Pass with a minimum grade B in five (5) subjects|
|Foundation / Matriculation||Minimum CGPA 2.00|
|International Baccalaureate (IB)||Pass with a minimum total points of 24|
|South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT) / Canadian Pre-University (CPU)||Pass with a minimum score of 60%|
|Diploma||Minimum CGPA 2.00|
|Other Qualifications||Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government|