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To equip students with the knowledge of automotive management systems, including the best practices and skills for careers in automotive management, services, repair and manufacturing.


This programme equips students with the knowledge of various automotive management systems including best practices and benchmarking for careers in automotive management, services, repair and manufacturing. It also emphasises on automotive management theory and practical applications, which are necessary for successful employment. Students are also to foster critical thinking, effective communication, problem-solving and innovative skills.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Acquire and apply fundamental knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering related to automotive management systems
  • Apply appropriate techniques, resources and manufacturing tools to automotive manufacturing activities
  • Apply the fundamental of quality management concept in producing good quality product
  • Solve related problems using appropriate technology tools in automotive manufacturing industry
  • Apply continual improvement initiatives throughout automotive manufacturing plant
  • Acquire an appreciation of professional ethics, safety, health and environment in manufacturing industry
  • Demonstrate teamwork skills, and leadership through effective communication
  • Appreciate principles of management, business practises and entrepreneurship
  • Recognize the need for professional development and lifelong learning
Career Opportunities

Technical and supervisory positions as Assistant Engineer, Assistance Executive, Supervisor, Total Production Maintenance/HICOM Management Systems (TPM/HMS) Coordinator, Technician, and Laboratory Assistance.

Entry Requirements
  • Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia Vokasional (SPMV) / O-Level with at least 3 credit including pass in English and Mathematics; or
  • Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with CGPA at least 2.00; or
  • Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in related field; and
  • Pass SPM with at least 1 credit for any subject
  • Continue Diploma level in same field
  • If needed, PPT should provide bridging programme as strengthening programme for students who change from technical / skill field to academic field
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by Malaysian government

For international student, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score is 500 or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score 6 or equivalent.

Terms and conditions apply

Study Pathway
Students will be able to further their study at
DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia (DHU)
a. Bachelor Degree in Industrial Technology Management (Collaboration with University Malaysia Pahang)
b. Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) Marketing Management in collaboration with Multimedia University
c. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology (Automotive Service Technology) with Honours
d. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology (Industrial Design) with HonoursLocal University
a. Any Public University that offers related courses
b. Infrastructure University of Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)
c. University of Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)
d. Management Science University (MSU)
e. Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Duration 2½ years
Local RM36,500
International RM44,900

Programme Overview

2 ½ years

Introductory English
Computer Application
Visual Management
Material Science
Fundamentals of Automotive Technology
Technical Communication 1
Introduction to Electrical and Electronics
Statics & Dynamics
Drivetrain System
Statics & Dynamics
Engine Technology
Chassis Technology
U1: Pengajian Malaysia 2
U2: Kemahiran Berfikir & Membuat Keputusan
Safety, Health & Environment
Introduction to Quality Management System
Engineering Drawing
Strength of Materials
Body Electrical & Electronic
Automotive Air Condition System
Engine Management and Control System
Alternative Fuel Technology
U4: Ko-Kurikulum
Technical Communication 2
Service Operation and Management
Fundamentals of Costing
Research Project
U3: Etika & Moral/
Perkembangan Sains & Peradaban Manusia/
Perlembagaan & Masyarakat/
Isu-Isu Kekeluargaan
Introduction to Strategic Management
Emerging Issue & Technology in Automotive Industry
Vehicle Maintenance Servicing and Pre-Delivery
Internship Programme