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Welcome to the University of South Wales Dubai. This is an exciting new development that offers students the opportunity to study in the heart of an emerging global hub for the aviation industry.

Located on the doorstep of the world’s largest airport in the making, Al Maktoum International Airport, we are situated in the emirate of Dubai’s purpose-built city for business and industry, Dubai South. Ideally placed for our Aviation Academy to expand its delivery of real-life training in aerospace engineering overseas.

Register your interest

If you are looking to work or study with the University in Dubai, register your interest and we can keep you informed about key dates and events taking place in Dubai. Current job  vacancies are listed online at our jobs web page.

Our Courses

The University of South Wales Dubai offers the opportunity to gain a recognised British Bachelor degree through a range of accessible routes of study.  Whether you’re looking to pursue a career in the aviation industry or you’re eager to further progress in the profession, we offer a number of courses in aerospace engineering to work towards degree classification.

Our qualifications that will be delivered in Dubai are also certified by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority. This gives you the assurance that the skills and expertise acquired while studying with us are recognised in Dubai and all over the world.

Courses available from September 2018 include:

BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Honours Degree)

Our full-time three-year Honours degree programme is the traditional route of study.

  • Course length: 3 years
  • Start date: September 2018

BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Top-up Degree) 

A top-up degree allows you to gain a full Honours degree in less than a year. 

  • Course length: 1 year
  • Start date: September 2018

BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Foundation Year) 

Our foundation year is an additional year of study before beginning degree level study.

  • Course length: 4 years
  • Start date: September 2018

Applications for September 2018 are now open: Apply online now

About the University of South Wales

Producing top engineers and industry-ready graduates is what the University of South Wales has been doing for more than a century. With our roots in the industrial heritage of South Wales, the University has long been a powerhouse for engineering teaching and innovation. Providing real-life training opportunities, in which students gain hands-on experience, is essential in preparing graduates who are ready for the workplace.

By choosing to study in Dubai, you can look forward to a fantastic experience that combines academic study with practical training in purpose-built facilities, in a region surrounded by key industry leaders and graduate opportunities.

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The University of South Wales Dubai is based in Dubai South’s business district which is easily accessible from downtown Dubai and Abu Dhabi.