Diploma in Automotive Engineering & Technology is the branch of engineering which deals with the study as how to design, manufacture and operate automotives especially Malaysia manufactured cars and continental cars and also their respective engineering subsystems. This can also be a grouped under vehicle engineering.

Diploma graduate’s main duty is to design, test and develop vehicles and/or components from concept stage through to production stage. The vehicle after being launched in the market also needs improvement. Then it comes to the duty of the automotive diploma holder to improve the vehicle in response to customers' feedback.

With the rapid growth of automotive industry in Malaysia, the demand for qualified and skilled automotive graduate has also been increased in recent times. The overall reason is due to the increasing demand for vehicles.

In recent times, owing to the rapid growth of automotive industries in the country, the demand for skilled professionals has also been increased considerably. The course offers both practical and theoretical knowledge about automotives. Hence, opting for a career in automotive engineering will be interesting as well as rewarding.


  • 3 Years (6 Semesters)

Entry Requirement

  • Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent with minimum 3 credits including Mathematics, any subject related to science, technical, vocational and pass English subject.
  • Pass certificate in engineering technology course from any Higher Education recognized by Government of Malaysia with minimum CGPA 2.00 or
  • Pass certificate in any vocational or technical course recognized by Government of Malaysia or equivalent with 1 year working experience in related field (Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia – Level 3)
  • Other qualification recognized by Government of Malaysia

Career Prospects

  • The possibility of an automotive diploma holder to find job is maximum in automotive manufacturing industries. Apart from it one can find jobs in service station and private transport companies. Self-employment is also possible in setting up automotive garages or maintenance of workshops.

Education Pathway

  • Pursue Bachelors in Automotive Engineering
  • Specialized in Automotive Engineering

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