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Diploma in Automotive Engineering

Offered by: Kolej TAFE Seremban
Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)Refer To College
FacultyDepartment of Automotive Engineering
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyEngineering & Engineering Trades
Course Description

Automotive Engineering is a branch of vehicle engineering, incorporating elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering as applied to the design, manufacture and operation of automobiles, buses and trucks and their respective engineering sub-systems.



Course Structure

The course covers the following subjects:

  • Engineering Mathematics 1,2
  • Science
  • Intensive English
  • English for Engineering
  • Engineering Computing
  • Occupational Safety & Health Fundamentals
  • Material Science
  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Automotive Engines 1,2
  • Basic Electronics & Digital Systems
  • Automotive Workshop 1, 2, 3
  • Workshop Practice (Fabrication)
  • Thermodynamics
  • Automotive Transmission System
  • Calculus 1
  • Vehicle Electrical System
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Drawing & CAD
  • Vehicle Chassis System
  • Strength of Materials
  • Workshop Process (Machine Shop)
  • Mechanics of Machines
  • Automotive Engineering Drawing
  • Advance Electronics Control Systems
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Project
  • Diesel Technology
  • Automotive Power
  • Climate Conytrol System
  • Industrial Training

(Pengajian Malaysia, Bahasa Kebangsaan & Pengajian Islam / Pendidikan Moral are compulsory subjects for Malaysian students – Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia requirement)


Insudtrial Training

On Job Training would be provided at companies such as TOYOTA, PERODUA, SCANIA, VOLVO, KIA, NISSAN, PROTON, HONDA, BMW and also at authorized workshop.


Entry Requirements

SPM/SPMV or equivalent with credits in Mathematics, Science and 1 other subjects and a pass in English.

Intake MonthsJanuary, May, September
Career Prospects
  • Dianosis Technician
  • Assembly Technician
  • Workshop Supervisor
  • Service Advisor
  • Fleet Engineer
  • Echnical Assistant
  • Service Engineers/Managers
  • Garage Owner
  • Insurance Adjuster


All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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