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Executive Education BEng (Hons) in Avionics Technology (Top Up)


The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Avionics Technology is a one-year top-up programme delivered in full-time mode, that is designed to ‘top up ‘students’ existing vocational qualifications (e.g. UAE Higher Diploma, UK Higher National Diploma or equivalent) to a bachelor’s degree.

This programme has been designed in line with international standards and aims to provide with the practical training and commercial acumen you will need to succeed in this high-technology field of Aviation.

Why enrol on this programme?

Avionics Engineers work in one of the most technologically advanced branches of engineering. They design, construct, test, and maintain aircraft. Working within this field, will give you the chance to conceptualise a project, from the drawing board to planning and implementation.

The paradigm of the programme is skill-based with less focus on theories and more on coursework and applications. You will be taught the intricacies of aircraft avionics systems, the various types of system failure that can occur and the implications of failure. You will be provided with the vital skills needed to work as an applied avionics engineer working for an airline or the military.


The BEng (Hons) in Avionics Technology is a dual award programme conferred by Emirates Aviation University (EAU) and Coventry University, UK. 

  • The EAU award is recognised by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai.
  • The programme is accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society, RAeS.
  • This programme is accredited as meeting the academic requirements for IEng registration.

Career Prospects

EAU has a first-rate working relationship with Emirates Airline and other UAE aviation establishments, which offer excellent job opportunities. Our students have gone on to find careers in both avionics design and application and maintenance engineering with aerospace companies, systems suppliers, component manufacturers and service providers.

Practical Experience

Not only will students learn comprehensive theory, but EAU will also provide the means to gain practical experience in well-equipped laboratories and workshops as well as hands on experience in a real workplace environment through on job training and internships where applicable.

Alumni Success

Companies that have employed graduates of the Emirates Aviation University BEng (Hons.) in Avionics Technology programme include:

  • Emirates Airline
  • Etihad Airways
  • Air Arabia
  • FlyDubai
  • Mubadala Aerospace
  • Rolls-Royce Aviation
  • GE Aviation
  • Rolls-Royce Aviation
  • Airbus
  • Execujet
  • Jet Aviation
  • Dubai Airports
  • MSI Aircraft Maintenance Services International
  • MASCO - Mideast Aircraft Services Company



A minimum of one academic-year delivered in full-time mode.

Mode of Delivery

Full time ,semester based

Course Outline

A typical three-year study plan


Aerospace Applications

Aerospace Technology II

Control and Instrumentation

Avionics Systems II

Project Management

Individual Project

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

Further Studies

The BEng(Hons.) in Avionics Technology enables you to progress to study at Master’s level in several Engineering and non-Engineering disciplines.

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates will normally be expected to hold a Higher National Diploma BTEC Level 5 in Avionics Engineering certificate, either from Emirates Aviation University, covering 18 units, or an equivalent qualification from another institute offering similar programmes.
  • For any further information regarding specific qualifications, please contact the Admissions Office on +9714 6050122/124/174.
Application Fee* Registration Fee* Tuition Fees (AED)
N/A 2,625 76,860 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