Bachelor's Degree

BSc (Hon’s) in Aeronautical & Aviation Science under National University

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Aeronautical and Aviation Science program offered by the National University of Bangladesh is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices in the field of aeronautics and aviation. This program encompasses a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for a successful career in the dynamic aviation industry. This program is also focused on fostering critical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and technical proficiency, the curriculum equips students with the competencies required to excel in various sectors of the aviation field.

Entry Requirements

As per the admission circular of National University.

Course Detail

The BSc. in Aeronautical and Aviation Science program is structured to cover a wide range of subjects essential for understanding the complexities of aviation and aeronautics. The Course Syllabi is based on the requirements of the National University.

This Course comprises of 8 Semesters, 22 weeks each. Semester 1 to 8 includes classroom training, related practical, library works and Practical to complete the course requirements.

 Course Duration  4 years
 Total credit  142

Admission, Examination Grading compilation of result and others related issues will be conducted as per NU procedure.

Department Contact Info

Aeronautical Engineering

House# 16, Road# 04, Sector# 03,(Near Rajlokhi Market) Uttara, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Mobile: +880 1749-306090

Email: info@uca.edu.bd

Sat – Thu  9:00AM – 6:00PM (open)

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Course Curriculum Summary

Level-Term Humanities Cr Hr Math Cr Hr Basic Science Cr Hr Aeronautics+ Avionics + General Cr Hr Other Courses Cr Hr Management Total Cr Hr
 1-I  3  3+0.0  3+1  6+1      17.00
 1-II  3+2  3+0.0  3  6+3      20.00
 2-I  3  3+0.0  3+1  6+1      17.00
 2-II    3+3    11      17.00
 c        15+3      18.00
 3-II        15+3      18.00
 4-I        15+2 3.0    17.00
 4-II        6+6 3.0 3.0  18.00
 % of total Theory course  7.70%  12.26%  7.70%  63.25% 5.13% 2.56%  
 % of total course  7.70%  10.56%  7.70%  67.60% 4.2% 2.10%  
 Total Cr Hr  11  15  11  96 6.0 3.0 142.00

Course Curriculum Details

1st year 1st Semester
 Code   Course Title (1st year 1st Semester)   Credits 
 511101 Physics I (Waves and Oscillation, Optics and Thermal Physics  3
 511103 Mathematics I (Differential and Integral Calculus)  3
 511105 Electrical & Electronics Principles & Circuits  3
 511107 Introduction to Aeronautics  3
 511109 History of the Emergence of Independent Bangladesh  3
  Subtotal (Theory)  15
 511110 Physics I (Practical)  1
 511112 Electrical & Electronics Principles & Circuits (Practical)  1
  Total Practical  2
  Total Credits  17
1st year 2nd Semester
 Code   Course Title (1st year 2nd Semester)   Credits 
 511113 Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism, Modern Physics and Mechanics)  3
 511115 Mathematics II (Complex Variables and Vector Analysis)  3
 511117 Aerodynamics  3
 511119 Introduction to Computer Applications & Programming  3
 511121 Basic English Language  3
  Subtotal (Theory)  15
 511122 Aircraft General Workshop (Practical)  1
 511123 Technical Report Writing and Presentation on a Topic  2
 511124 Introduction to Computer Applications & Programming (Practical)  1
 511126 Aerodynamics (Practical)  1
  Total Practical  5
  Total Credits  20
2nd year 1st Semester
 Code   Course Title (2nd year 1st Semester)   Credits 
 521101 Mathematics III (Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations & Laplace Transforms)  3
 521103 Chemistry  3
 521105 Fundamentals of Mechanics (Statics & Dynamics)  3
 521107 Aircraft Gas Turbine Science  3
 521109 Introduction to Economics  3
 521110 Chemistry (Practical)  1
 521112 Aircraft Gas Turbine Science (Practical)  1
  Total Credits  17
2nd year 2nd Semester
 Code   Course Title (2nd year 2nd Semester)   Credits 
 521113 Thermodynamics  3
 521115 Mathematics IV (Matrices, Coordinate Geometry and Harmonic Analysis)  3
 521117 Aircraft Systems  3
 521119 Applied Aerodynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)  3
 521121 Mathematics V(Fourier Analysis and Statistics)  3
Subtotal (Theory)  15
 521122 Thermodynamics (Practical)  1
 521124 Applied Aerodynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) (Practical)  1
Total Practical  2
Total Credits  17
3rd year 1st Semester
 Code   Course Title (3rd year 1st Semester)   Credits 
 531101 Heat transfer & Combustion  3
 531103 Aircraft Propulsion Technology  3
 531105 Avionics Technology  3
 531107 Integrated Flight Instrument Systems  3
 531109 Electrical Machine (AC & DC)  3
 531110 Heat transfer & Combustion (Practical)  1
 531112 Aircraft Propulsion Technology (Practical)  1
 531114 Avionics Technology (Practical)  1
Total Credits  18
3rd year 2nd Semester
 Code   Course Title (3rd year 2nd Semester)   Credits 
 531115 Material Science & Aerospace Materials  3
 531117 Aircraft Structural Analysis  3
 531119 Aircraft Electrical & Electronics Systems  3
 531121 Strength of Materials  3
 531123 Digital Electronics  3
 531124 Material Science & Aerospace Materials (Practical)  1
 531126 Aircraft Electrical & Electronics Systems (Practical)  1
 531128 Strength of Materials (Practical)  1
Total Credits  18
4th year 1st Semester
 Code   Course Title (4th year 1st Semester)   Credits 
 541101 Conceptual Design of Aircraft  3
 541103 Radar Technology  3
 541105 Aircraft Navigation Systems  3
 541107 Aircraft Communication Systems  3
 541109 Human Performance & Limitations  3
 541110 Conceptual Design of Aircraft (Practical)  1
 541112 Radar Technology (Practical)  1
Total Credits  17
4th year 2nd Semester
 Code   Course Title (4th year 2nd Semester)   Credits 
 541113 Aircraft Maintenance Management  3
 541115 Aircraft Fluid Systems  3
 541117 Automatic Flight Control Systems  3
 541119 Airworthiness Legislations  3
 541120 Aeronautical and Aviation Project & Thesis (Practical)  3
 541122 Aeronautical and Aviation Project & Thesis (Sessional/Practical)  3
Total Credits  18

Career Path

Graduates of the BSc. in Aeronautical and Aviation Science program have a wide array of career opportunities in the aviation industry. Some potential career paths include:

  1. Aerospace Engineer: Design and develop aircraft, spacecraft, and related components, ensuring compliance with safety and performance standards.
  2. Aeronautical Engineer: design, development, and maintenance of aircraft and spacecraft. They apply principles of mathematics, physics, and engineering to create safe, efficient, and technologically advanced aerospace vehicles.
  3. Aircraft Maintenance Technician: Conduct inspections, repairs, and maintenance tasks on aircraft to ensure airworthiness and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  4. Aviation Manager: Oversee airport operations, airline management, or aviation companies, ensuring smooth functioning and adherence to industry regulations.
  5. Air Traffic Controller: Monitor and manage aircraft movement within airspace, ensuring safe and efficient flow of air traffic.
  6. Aviation Safety Inspector: Evaluate and enforce safety regulations, conducting inspections and audits to ensure compliance and mitigate risks within the aviation sector.
  7. Flight Dispatcher: Plan and coordinate flight itineraries, considering factors such as weather conditions, aircraft performance, and regulatory requirements to optimize flight operations.

Overall, the BSc. in Aeronautical and Aviation Science program prepares graduates for challenging and rewarding careers in various sectors of the aviation industry, providing them with the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience to thrive in this dynamic field.

BSc (Hon’s) in Aeronautical & Aviation Science has been offered by United College of Aviation, Science & Management with considerable success since 2009.