Engineering Foundation programme

The Engineering Foundation (Diploma) programme will provide learners with foundation knowledge and skills to prepare them for the three year applied bachelor engineering programmes.

You will gain understanding of how aircrafts operate in addition to a strong foundation in math and physics. You will study a variety of aeronautical and avionics related subjects such as Theory of Flight, Aircraft Materials and Hardware, and Aircraft Electrical Devices and Circuits.

Why enrol in this programme?

The programme will provide you with specialised skills and knowledge in aircraft materials and hardware, hydraulics, propulsion, airframes, avionics and more! Many students from this course look to move onto higher education or out to employment.


The Engineering Foundation (Diploma) is a dual award conferred by Emirates Aviation University and BTEC Pearson, UK. The EAU award is subject to recognition by the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) in the UAE.

Career prospects

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

Course outline

A typical one-year study plan will include:

  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Principles and Applications of Aircraft Mechanical Science
  • Theory of Flight
  • Aircraft Electrical Devices and Circuits
  • Aircraft Workshop Principles and Practice
  • Aircraft Computers and Electronics Systems
  • Aircraft Materials and Hardware
  • Airframe Structural Concepts and Construction Methods
  • Human Factors in Aircraft Engineering
  • Engineering Project

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

Mode of delivery

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


One year.

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
1 year
65,730 AED
Tuition Fees, 2,500 AED Registration Fee
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