Why Alam

We are a maritime training facility that’s designed with a difference. We believe in building a shared community, forming lifelong networks and a continuous learning journey, our lecturers included. Imparting knowledge has never been this fulfilling, as we aim not to only push for education excellence, but also developing the individual as a whole. In this era where speed and agility rule, we continue to evolve our curriculum to match the rigor of the industry and shape the next generation of maritime leaders.


  • Open Campus with a seaside experience

    Spanning over 74 acres and set amidst verdant plains overlooking the longest straits in the world, Straits of Malacca, ALAM’s strategic location not only brings you the wonders of nature but also creates the ultimate experience for students to immerse themselves with on-board and offshore lifestyle. From field sports such as football to canoeing and even dragon boating, life at ALAM is bound to be an enriching and memorable experience.

  • Rigorous Curriculum

    Our drive to creating new value and developing the best industry-relevant curriculum has led us to become one of the most innovative MET institutions in the world. Our courses, developed by an inspiring set of lecturers and approved by various accredited bodies (such as Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA), Malaysia Marine Department, Det Norske Veritas (DNV) etc.) allow students to explore and discover the knowledge they need towards perfecting their seafaring career. Complemented by our state-of-the-art facilities, we reinforce learning and prepare our cadets and students better for the real world challenges via practical and hands-on training either on our simulators or in our workshops mimicking real-life experiences at sea.

  • Discipline with a Difference

    Stepping into ALAM, one can’t help but notice cadets decked in smart uniforms. As the campus is considered student’s “workplace”, we ascribe to a unique approach to regimentation. We believe that through regimentation, character is shaped and teamwork is fostered, upholding discipline and time-honoured values that are vital for anyone to succeed in life at sea. On a side note, isn’t it nice that you don’t have to worry about what to wear to class everyday… unlike your friends from other institutions?

  • Friendship Forged for Life

    The bonds you forge at ALAM will last a lifetime. Being amongst those who share your passion for adventure, you will find friends that will be there for you throughout your thickest and thinnest journey. After all, graduates are never forgotten at ALAM. With our amazing Alumni network, you will be able to draw on the experience of Master Mariners and Chief Engineers. Consider this your lifeline at work.

  • Unity in Diversity

    Global exposure all in one campus. At ALAM, diversity has always been our forte whether in course offerings or services. But it doesn’t stop there, as ALAM is one great multicultural hub where you can learn about and immerse in the various cultures of the world. More importantly, you will become more socially and culturally anchored.

  • Our Connections lead to Great Futures

    Over the years, we have built great and strong networks with industry powerhouses from other METs to maritime organisations and Oil & Gas customers. Be it knowledge sharing sessions, internships and sponsorships, ALAM is the place to be for a rich knowledgeable environment. These powerful insights gained from our industry partners, have kept us relevant and allowed us to pioneer various maritime breakthroughs.

  • An Invaluable Experience

    With heaps of events lined-up, there is never a dull moment at ALAM. Our campus boasts of great sports facilities such as swimming pool, table tennis, football, rugby, dragon boating and canoeing. For those who are more into the digital lifestyle, you may opt for a wireless campus experience or explore the digital realm at our resource centre.

    On your days off, you can venture into heritage-rich Melaka, explore the beautiful beaches of Port Dickson or dive into the hustle and bustle of KL city – a change of scene from the serenity of ALAM.

    Alternatively, if serving good is where your interest lies, you may sign up for our CSR programme to help those in need. A little act of kindness goes a long way…

    Chart your future with us and you will be on your way to an enriching and memorable time at ALAM.