Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood

1. Program Description

Jumeira University’s undergraduate program in Early Childhood Education is designed to provide students with both the academic foundation and the private/public school experience necessary to become  successful beginning teachers of children from birth to 8 years (Grade Three). The Program aims to support students in expressing intellectual independence and become advocates of quality teaching in the early childhood field. The designated standards for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) serve as the JU curriculum design principles and standards.

The program has integrated field-based experiences in multiple early childhood settings and hands-on experience provided on campus through JU Child Developmental Center.

2. Career Prospects

The B.Ed. in Early Childhood offers graduates a broad range of career choices in early childhood. It allows them to work as: teachers in public and private schools from pre-school to grade 3; administrators and education specialists in kindergarten or elementary schools; daycare education practitioners and assistants (birth to grade 3); child development consultants or specialists in government agencies, private or community service organizations; education advisors in childcare centers or dedicated childcare programs, and researcher in early childhood studies.

3. Study Mode, Duration and Study Plan

The program is offered to female students only on a full-time basis. The total number of required credits for this program is 120. Students are expected to complete their degree in 4 years.

The Bed in Early Childhood study plan is presented below:

4. Tuition, Fees Scholarship and Financial Support



First Year Tuition

AED 45,000

    Second, Third and Fourth Year Tuition

AED 54,000 per year



Admission Fee

AED 1,500 (a one-time fee / non-refundable)

Student Services Fee

    AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)

Learning and Development Fees

    AED 750 (charged every semester/ non-refundable)

Textbook Fees

    AED 1,200 – 1,800 (per semester)

Tuition is based on 15 credits per semester. Tuition is subject to change.

Tuition is paid for on a semester-by-semester basis. Easy payment plans are available.

Scholarship and Financial Support

At Jumeira University we offer a range of scholarships and financial support opportunities to prospective students. For more information, please contact the Enrollment Office or visit below :


5. Entry and Language Requirements

70% on the 12th Grade (UAE secondary school certificate) or equivalent. For other equivalent qualifications, please visit below :


Language Requirements

Instructional Language is English and students must obtain the following scores (or their equivalent) at the time of admission:

Freshman Admissions: TOEFL 500 or IELTS 5 or EmSAT between 1100 and 1225

Program Admissions: TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6 or EmSAT between 1400 and 1525

6. How to Apply

Students can apply for the program either through the University’s Enrollment Office on campus or apply online using the following Link

Applications are accepted throughout the year. Students are, however, admitted only at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters.