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Extended Diploma Business


The Extended Diploma in Business is a High School equivalent vocational qualification, ideal for students aged 16 years plus who want an alternative learning environment to High School.  

Students will gain understanding of how a business operates and what makes it successful. This is achieved through studying a variety of subjects such as accounting, business law, economic environment, finance, marketing, organisational behaviour and human resource management. 

Why enrol on this programme?

Students 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, wherever possible, to provide a holistic vocational context. Overall the emphasis is on practical knowledge and personalised learning.


The Extended Diploma in Business is a dual award programme conferred by Emirates Aviation University and Pearson BTEC, UK. The EAU award is recognised by the Knowledge  and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai.  

Career Prospects

Graduates of the Extended Diploma in Business are equipped with the foundation knowledge and skills to be prepared for employment or to pursue further study in business.    


Two Years

Mode of delivery

Full-time and semester-based; studying four or five courses per semester.  

A typical two year study plan 
 Semesters Course Title Course Type
Semester One Introduction to  Marketing   Core
Business Communication Core
Understanding Retailing  Optional
Training in the Business Workplace  Optional
Business Ethics Optional
Semester Two Market Research in Business Optional
Human Resource Management in Business  Optional
Developing Team in Business Optional
Starting a Small Business  Optional
 Semester Three Business Environment   Core
Business Resources  Core
Managing a Business Event  Optional
International Business  Optional
Internet Marketing in Business  Optional
Semester Four Creative Product Promotion  Optional
Recruitment and Selection in Business Optional
Supply Chain and Stock Management  Optional
Managing Business Information   Optional

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

Grade 11 or equivalent, minimum cumulative average of 60% British System IGCSE/GCSE/O-Level Five IGCSE/GCSE/O-level subjects at grade  'C'  or above.

BTEC Qualification: First Diploma Business or Engineering.

English Proficiency: Original scores for any of the following - TOEFL Paper Based (500); or TOEFL CBT (173); or TOEFL IBT (61); or IELTS (5); or PTE Academic (36) or sit the Emirates Aviation University's English Language Entry Test. 

For  professional  advice  on  entry  requirements,  please  contact  EAU Admissions  on  +971 46050122 / +971 46050124 /+971 46050127/ +971 46050174 or e-mail:  

Application Fee* Registration Fee* Tuition Fees (AED)
N/A 2,625 52,500 per year


*Tuition Fees inclusive of VAT 5%

How to Apply?

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