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Career Prospects


Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Careers

Employability is a key element of the course and hence the emphasis on management, communication, interpersonal and technical skills that enhance employment prospects. Most graduates achieve permanent positions in construction companies, construction consultancy services and sub-contracting companies for specialized applications in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering industry. Some graduates pursue further studies by taking Master’s courses in Civil, and Infrastructure Engineering, Structural Design and Construction Management etc.

Types of jobs


  • Civil Engineer
  • Design Consultant
  • Structural Engineer
  • Senior Technician
  • Project Manager
  • Coastal Engineer
  • Technical Specialist Engineer


Recent Employers


  • N & A Engineering
  • EMP Constructions
  • Access Engineering
  • Nawaloka Constructions
  • China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd
  • CML – MTD Construction Ltd
  • Sierra Construction Ltd
  • George Steuart & Company


Mechanical Engineering Careers

Most of the Mechanical Engineers join production and manufacturing industry; work in the thermal power plants; engage in design and maintenance of industrial equipment and machinery, heating and cooling systems for a range of industrial and commercial applications; all sorts of vehicular systems such as automobiles, aircrafts, and watercrafts; and robotics. Modern-day Mechanical engineers are heavily involved in the fields of automation, mechatronics and nanotechnology.

Types of jobs


  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Senior Interior Project Engineer
  • Automotive Technician
  • Automation Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Project Manager


Recent Employers


  • MAS Active
  • DIMO
  • Ansell Lanka
  • Orange Electricals
  • Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Walkers CML
  • Fentons Limited
  • Mercmarine Group of Companies


Electronic & Communications Engineering Careers

The recent technology advancement in electronic and communications are in high demand right now. This course will help you to develop your necessary skills which you want to work in highly reputed multinational companies in the fields of data, fiber optic, mobile and satellite communications etc. This programme will enable you to apply for your further studies in Electronic or Communications Engineering disciplines.

Types of jobs


  • Electronic Engineer
  • Telecommunication Engineer
  • Data Communication Engineer
  • Project manager
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Telecom Technical Officer


Recent Employers


  • Orange Electricals
  • Lanka Bell
  • Electro Metal Processing
  • J Lanka
  • Singer Sri Lanka


Quantity Surveying Careers

You will graduate with the knowledge and skills to begin your career as a professional quantity surveyor. You will be ready to enjoy a varied and challenging profession, with good starting salaries and plenty of opportunity for progression and travel. Management consultancy, value engineering and business risk management are all growth areas. You may choose roles in either the consultancy or public sectors. A quantity surveyor needs to develop a close working relationship with architects, clients, engineers and other members of the professional team. Employment opportunities are many and varied: the main areas of employment are with building contractors and professional quantity surveyors. Opportunities also exist for self-employment, in property development, financial and insurance institutions, with state and semi-state departments and in marketing with retailers and manufacturers in the construction industry. There is a high demand for quantity surveyors in both local and overseas in construction projects specially in UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia as well as Australia and New Zealand.

Types of jobs


  • Quantity surveyor
  • Assistant cost consultant
  • Commercial manager
  • Infrastructure delivery co-ordinator
  • Project manager
  • Senior quantity surveyor
  • Trainee estimator


Recent Employers


  • MAGA Engineering (Pvt) Ltd
  • State Engineering Corporation
  • Civicon Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd
  • MG Consultants (Pvt) Ltd
  • Cyril Sweett International Limited