Intakes: March, June, September / October
Mode of Study : Full Time
Duration : 2 Years 6 Months
Credit Hour : 96

The Diploma in Automotive Engineering is a specialised branch of Mechanical Engineering, covering the areas of automotive engines, transmission, suspension, braking systems, electrical and electronics, comfort and safety, automotive workshop technology and management. Graduates of this programme are expected to be involved in the automotive maintenance and manufacturing sectors. These sectors include design, testing, servicing and manufacturing of a wide range of vehicles such as private or public transportation, and light or heavy vehicles. The market for specialists in the field of automotive engineering in Malaysia has grown rapidly due to the expansion in the automotive sector led by Proton, Perodua, DRB Hicom and foreign automobile companies in Malaysia. Many automotive component companies are being established to support these manufacturing plants to serve as their supply chain. The high performance vehicle sector has also found its way in Malaysia with the involvement of Petronas and Proton Lotus that requires specialists in the automotive engineering sector.

Year 1

Automotive Engine 1, Automotive Workshop Technology, General Chemistry, Circuit Theory, Engineering Drawing, Hydraulic & Pneumatics, Mathematics 1, Mathematics 2, General Physics, Science Laboratory, Statics, Technical English 1, Co-Curriculum I

Year 2

Automotive Braking System, Automotive Electrical and Electronics 1, Automotive Electrical and Electronics 2, Automotive Engine 2, Automotive Fuel System Dynamics, Automotive Ignition System, Automotive Transmission System, Mathematics 3, Strength and Machine Laboratory, Strength of Materials, Thermofluid, Thermofluid Laboratory

Year 3

Automotive Comfort and Safety System, Final Year Project, Suspension and Steering System, Workshop Management and Administration

SPM Minimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics and a Science subject)
O-Level Minimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics and a Science subject)
UEC Minimum 3 Bs (including Mathematics and a Science subject)
Certificate/SKM III Minimum CGPA of 2.00 with a credit in any subject and a pass in Mathematics at SPM level
SAM/HSC/AUSMAT TER/UAI: Average of 50% or higher in 5 subjects (including Mathematics)
CPU/CIMP Average of 50% or higher in 6 subjects (including Mathematics)
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to SPM
UEC: United Examination Certificate
HND: Higher National Diploma
SAM: South Australian Matriculation
HSC: Higher School Certificate
AUSMAT: Australian Matriculation
CPU: Canadian Pre-University
CIMP: Canadian International Matriculation Programme
IB: International Baccalaureate Diploma
STPM: Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia
SPM: Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia
Tuition Fees RM26,880.00
Deposit (Refundable) RM250.00
Insurance RM70.00/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
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Tuition Fees RM26,880.00
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM4,800.00
Medical Insurance RM530.00/year
Medical Examination RM265.00/year
Visa Processing RM381.60/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Student Club

Technician at:

  • Automotive workshops
  • manufacturing and maintenance for vehicle manufacturers
  • private vehicles or public transports

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