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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.

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

How you will study

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, practical activities and directed study in our impressive facilities at Dubai South Business Park. The dedicated teaching team strive to ensure that you receive the highest standard of teaching and learning possible. You will be immersed in the field of aerospace and supported by staff who are all industry professionals. 

Students on the three-year degree programme will be required to attend approximately 27 hours per week during term time. Top-up students will be required to attend approximately two hours per module each week and will also be expected to carry out additional independent study.

Term dates

Academic Year 2018/19

Autumn Term                     

Sunday 16 September 2018 - Welcome Week

Sunday 23 September 2018 - Teaching begins

Thursday 13 December 2018 - Term ends

Spring Term

Sunday 6 January 2019 - Term begins

Thursday 4 April 2019 - Term ends

Summer Term

Sunday 28 April 2019 - Term begins

Thursday 6 June 2019 - Term ends