Business Foundation Programme


The Business Foundation programme will provide learners with foundation knowledge and skills to prepare them for the three year applied bachelor business programmes.

You will gain understanding of how a business operates and what makes it successful. You will study a variety of subjects such as accounting, business law, economic environment, finance, and marketing.

Why enrol on this programme?

Learners will be introduced to principles of business using case studies and project work based on real world business scenarios. Emirates Aviation University (EAU) incorporates industry visits and field trips into the learning process to provide a holistic vocational context. Overall the emphasis is on practical knowledge and personalized learning.


The Business Foundation (Diploma) is conferred by BTEC Pearson, UK.

Career prospects

Successful completion of the Business Foundation (Diploma) qualification will enable you to progress to an applied bachelor program in a relevant field of study.


One year.

Mode of delivery

This programme is offered on a full-time semester basis.

Course outline

A typical one-year study plan

First Year

First Semester

Business Environment
Business Resources
Introduction to Marketing
Business Communication
Business Accounting
Developing Teams in Business

Second Semester

Managing a Business Event
Aspects of Employment Law
Supply Chain & Stock Management
Human Resource Management
Market Research in Business
Understanding Business Ethics

The above programme of study is for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change.

Entry requirements

On recommendation by the Admission Office/School for those who do not meet the admission requirements for the applied bachelor business programmes, which is detailed below.

High School Certificate - A recognised and officially certified secondary school certificate or equivalent with a minimum 80% as a total average, between 70 – 79% will be subject to an interview.

Original certificate for either TOEFL Paper Based (500); or TOEFL CBT (173); or TOEFL IBT (61); or IELTS (5) or PTE Academic (36).

For any further information regarding specific qualifications, please contact the Admissions Office on +9714 6050122/174.


Application Fee* Registration Fee* Tuition Fees
N/A AED 2,500 AED 66,200


How to Apply

For information on how to apply for a course at Emirates Aviation University, see our Admissions Guide.

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