Course Details

Diploma in Automotive Engineering

Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)
Kajang, Selangor
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.

It is concerned with the design and working mechanism, development and services of automobiles. Solid foundation in algebra, geometry, trigonometry and pre-calculus, physics and chemistry are required for a student to acquire knowledge and skills effectively in his/her learning process in this programme.

Is this programme for me?
Perhaps you can ask yourselves:
  • Are you interested in motor vehicles and how they work?
  • Are you interested in inspecting, maintenance and repairs of vehicles?
  • Are you constantly up to date on the latest technology of vehicles?
  • Would you like to know in depth about how they are assembled?

If these are your ‘thing’, then this programme is the perfect choice for you.

What will I learn?
This programme covers a large area of automotive systems engineering and related subjects, making use of our extensive up-to-date facilities.

Automotive engineers are able to specialize in two distinct areas. First is the manufacture of vehicles and components, and secondly the motor trade including retail, distribution and aftermarket services.

What should I expect?
Graduates are expected to attain good technical skills such as technical drawing, workshop practice, interpersonal communication besides fundamental mechanical and automotive knowledge and application.

This will equip you with the capability to work independently and assist engineers in decision making in engineering problems.

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Course Summary


Mar, Jun, Sept, Oct

Course Fees (estimated)

RM 29,900

Course Duration

2.5 years

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SPM/SPMV - Minimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics and a Science subject / Technical / Vocational Subject) and a pass in English

O-Level - Minimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics and a Science subject / Technical / Vocational Subject) and a pass in English

UEC - Minimum 3 Bs (including Mathematics and a Science / Technical / Vocational Subject) and a pass in English

Certificate/SKM III - Minimum CGPA of 2.00 and 1 year experience in related field or 1 semester of enhancement programme

Certificate Level 3 MQF (Engineering/Engineering Technology) - Minimum CGPA of 2.00

Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to SPM

  • IELTS 5
  • TOEFL (PBT) 500
  • TOEFL (IBT) 42
  • PTE 47
  • Cambridge English 154
  • Tuition Fees - RM 26,880.00
  • Deposit (Refundable) - RM 250.00
  • Insurance - RM 70.00/year

Other Fees - 
  • Library - RM 160.00
  • Student Club - RM 80.00
  • Library - RM 80.00
  • Student Club - RM 40.00

Total Fees (Approximate) - RM 29,000.00

  • Tuition Fees - RM 26,880.00
  • Caution Fee (Refundable) - RM 1,500.00
  • International Student Administrative Fee - RM 4,800.00
  • Medical Insurance - RM 600.00/year
  • Visa Processing  - RM 360.00/year
  • Medical Examination - RM 250.00/year

Other Fees - 
  • Library - RM 160.00
  • Student Club - RM 80.00
  • Library - RM 80.00
  • Student Club - RM 40.00

Total Fees (Approximate) - RM 37,400.00
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
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