BSc. in Eng. in Aeronautical Engineering

@ General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University - KDU

The subject of Aeronautical Engineering is having a broad scope, ranging from design considerations of aircraft and related systems, their operation and maintenance. The broad subject areas covered during this programme include aircraft structures, propulsion, flight stability and control, aerodynamics, aeronautical lab, aircraft material and hardware, maintenance practices and weapons technology.

Practical training is provided with in house laboratory facilities and by utilizing actual aircraft available in the department. A strong practical base is supported by conducting field visits and training at aircraft engineering and flying formations of the Sri Lanka Air Force.

The programme is conducted by well qualified internal and external academic staff, having specialization in a variety of distinct sub-disciplines within Aeronautical Engineering field. Further, this programme promotes research culture, industry collaboration and development of the aviation field both locally and internationally.

Successful completion of the Aeronautical Engineering degree programme will lead to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Aeronautical Engineering, and prepares students to confidently take on positions as competent Aeronautical Engineers in the Aviation and Aircraft Design and Manufacturing industry. In case of military students, it prepares the Officer Cadets for a wide variety of assignments in research and development, testing and operations in the discipline of the Sri Lanka Air Force.

Programme Educational Objectives

To produce outstanding Aeronautical Engineering graduates who are capable of;

  1. Applying their knowledge and skills to solve relevant engineering problems in the disciple of Aeronautical Engineering
  2. Successfully performing in industry, Military, private practice, or government, or will have pursued advanced graduate studies
  3. Envisaging innovative ways to develop and apply new technologies in relation to Aeronautical Engineering
  4. Functioning well in teams, communicate well, continue enhancing their professional competence, and understand the impact of engineering solutions


4 Years

Course Level





Mechanical Engineering

Contact Details

+94 11 2 635268

Kandawala Road , Rathmalana

Send Inquiry

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Scholarship Alerts

Type "REG coursenet" and SEND to 77000

Get latest scholarships, offers & academic event alerts to your phone via SMS.

Service is available for Dialog, Mobitel, Hutch & Airtel users. Monthly (Rs. 30 + tax).

Related Courses

Institute Courses