Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering


Program Description


The cross-field program covers the branches of aviation engineering, aviation mechanics and aviation electronics enabling the graduates to get involved in design of air and space vehicles, their systems and elements, to perform assessment of their condition and performance, to deal with engineering issues in functionality, reliability and communication of information, and to conduct analytical, modelling and experimental research.

Why @KTU?

First Aeronautical Engineering cluster in Europe

The first in Europe cluster of aeronautical engineering companies and educational institutions has been created in Lithuania with the lead of KTU in 2016.

Latest software in modern laboratories

Laboratory equipment and software complying with international standards: Laboratories of Aerodynamic Research, Nano-Satellites, and Avionics, Radio and Optical Communication, Missile Technologies, Digital Modelling, etc.

Recent technologies used in the aviation and space industry

The study process involves the application of recent technologies used by international companies operating in the aviation and space industry.


Student’s competencies:
– Analytical thinking
– Knowledge of requirements for aviation and spacecraft airworthiness, the reliability of their functional systems and components, safety assessment methods and ability to apply them in practice
– Ability to develop and apply mathematical models for analysis of aeronautical objects and processes, and select appropriate software
– Ability to design aviation aircrafts and systems or components ensuring their performance, and prepare project documentation
– Ability to initiate and implement projects of design and modernisation of aviation aircrafts, their systems and components, and select, apply appropriate methods, software and technical equipment
– Openness to experience
– Decision making and management of critical situations

Student’s skills:
– Able to conduct scientific research, provide consultations and perform management work in the aviation and space industry
– Able to design and develop satellites, standard or unmanned aerial vehicle systems, aircraft, their systems and components
– Able to control unmanned aerial vehicles or their systems, assess their condition and behaviour
– Able to simulate control processes for aircraft or their systems, organise and control aircrafts’ technical maintenance processes
– Able to conduct high-quality processing of data of status monitoring, safety assessment, data processing, perform corrective actions, if needed
– Able to conduct analytical, modelling and experimental research

Entry Requirements

Proficiency in English
Language requirements

IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, or equivalent

Eligibility CGPA
University Bachelor degree certificate

Undergraduate diploma (or higher) with min. length of 180 ECTS (3 years of studies) is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Average grade (CGPA) > 60 %

For more information of this programme, please visit their web page here.

Last updated Feb 2020

About the School

Kaunas University of Technology - KTU - is one the largest technological universities in the Baltics. Known for its linkages with business, leadership in scientific research, flexible interdisciplinar ... Read More

Kaunas University of Technology - KTU - is one the largest technological universities in the Baltics. Known for its linkages with business, leadership in scientific research, flexible interdisciplinary study programmes and unforgettable study experience, KTU is fast forwarding to becoming an internationally acknowledged institution of higher education. Read less