BSc in Marine Engineering

@ General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University - KDU
This full-time four year Bachelor’s Degree programme in Marine Engineering aims to produce a marine engineer with the overall knowledge of a competent engineer and with a thorough knowledge on systems that help to keep a ship running.
The course includes various topics related to internal systems, designs, production and operation of ships. Internal systems of a ship are covered through topics and practical work related to marine engineering knowledge and the design, production and operation of ships are covered through basic and advanced Naval Architectural topics and many other subjects specific to the field. Overall knowledge required for an engineer is offered with various Science, Information Technology, Advanced Mathematics, Management and Accounting subjects, and the six month industrial training in maritime industry helps student to augment their practical knowledge.
A student who earns 135 GPA credits and 15 NGPA credits is qualified for graduation. In the meantime, Marine Engineering Officer Cadets are required to earn 35 MGPA credits on top of the above to qualify for graduation. Upon graduation civil students are entertained to sail with merchant navy or to join a shore based firm, while the Marine Engineering Officer Cadets are employed by the Sri Lanka Navy.


4 Years

Course Level





Mechanical Engineering

Contact Details

+94 11 2 635268

Kandawala Road , Rathmalana

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