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Bachelor of Science in AviationBack

Program Overview and Objectives

Delivery type Duration Language Intakes Study location
Day Full-time: 3-4 years English Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Available at Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai campus;
Al Dhafra Region and Abu Dhabi Downtown (Subject to CAA approval)

This leading-edge program is offered to meet the needs of the dynamic airline industry in the MENA region and beyond. It will equip you with the technical skills, problem solving abilities and leadership competencies required for a successful career as an aviation practitioner. 

Focusing on new technology and current issues in the aviation sector, technical courses include Pilot Operations, Flight Lessons, Aerodynamics, Aviation Law, Aircraft Performance and Flight Safety. You will also analyze the economic and environmental impact of the aviation industry and the ethics associated with this. Balanced with general education across a range of core subjects, you will gain capabilities highly prized across the industry.

Graduates of the program are also well placed to join a flight training institute to gain their Pilot License.


  • Career Prospects

     

    Graduates of this program have gone on to become Pilots for leading airlines such as Etihad Airways. Airline management and airport operations including safety and security, ground support services and airport management are also popular career choices. Flight safety and aviation regulation, business analysis and aviation research and development and commercial and customer operations are other sectors relevant to graduates of this program.
  • Entry Requirements

    Abu Dhabi University accepts applications on a rolling basis throughout the year, with intakes in the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer semesters. The Admissions, Enrollment & International Relations Department will provide the date, time, and place of the required entrance examination if any. 

    The following documents are required for admission: 
    • Completed online application form. 
    • A certified copy of official general secondary or high school certificate or its equivalent. 
    • The Original Equivalency letter issued by Ministry of Education in the UAE (applicable to international certificates). 
    • A recent passport sized photographs. 
    • A copy of a valid passport (and residence visa, if resident in the UAE). 
    • A copy of UAE National ID Card (if resident in the UAE). 
    • The official score report either: Academic IELTS(5.0), iBT TOEFL(61) or ITP 500 (taken at KG or Amideast Institute only). 
    • The official transcripts and course syllabi from other universities for credit transfer. 
    • Proof of eleven years of schooling required for students applying with IGCSE/GCSE subjects. 
    • Non-refundable application fee (online payment).
    Once an application and the required documents are submitted, you will receive a response no later than one week from the date the application was received.

    Direct Admission into the College of Arts & Sciences: 

    Applicants with a minimum average of 70% or its equivalent in the UAE National Secondary School Certificate can be directly admitted to the programs offered by the College, except for Natural and Applied Sciences programs where the following conditions apply: 
    • A minimum average of 75% or its equivalent in the UAE National Secondary School Certificate and above to be directly admitted to the program. 
    • Only students from the Scientific or Industrial/Technical/Vocational tracks or equivalent could be admitted. 
    • Students must take the Math Placement Test administered by the University College. Based on the result, the student will either be placed in the MTG 100 course or the MTT 101 course.
    Conditional Admission to the College :

    Applicants whose UAE National Secondary School Certificate average is between 65% and 69.9 %, or its equivalent, will be granted Admission into University College. These students have to meet the following conditions to be eligible to formally join the College of Arts & Sciences and confirm their major: 
    • Completion of a minimum of 24 credit hours of General Education Requirements, including transferred credits, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0.  
    • Completion of the following courses as part of the 24 credit hours required: UNS 102, ITE 100, ENG 200, STT 100 (for the BS Environmental Science). 
    Abu Dhabi University could conditionally admit students whose UAE National Secondary School Certificate average is between 50 - 64.9% (with a diploma: a CGPA of at least 2 and a score of C in English, IT and Mathematics) or students who score between 60 – 64.9% (without a diploma) upon the College Dean’s recommendations. 

    These students have to meet the following conditions to be eligible to formally join the College and confirm their major: 

    • Completion of a minimum of 24 credit hours of General Education Requirements, including transferred credits, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0. 
    • Completion of the following courses as part of the 24 credit hours required:  UNS 102, ITE 100, ENG 200, STT 100 (for the BS Environmental Science). 
  • Curriculum

    TOTAL CREDITS: 121  Credit Hours

    Requirements Credit Hours
    University Requirements 45 credit hours
    Major Requirements 70 credit hours
    Open Electives 6 credit hours
    University Requirements 45 Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    ARL 100 Communication Skills in Arabic I No Prerequisite 3
    ARL 105 Communication Skills in Arabic II ARL 100 3
    ENG 100 English I No Prerequisite 3
    ENG 200 English II C grade in ENG 100 + UNS 100 3
    ENG 201 Business and Technical Communications ENG 105 (min. C) 3
    ISL 100 Islamic Culture No Prerequisite 3
    PSY 201 General Psychology ENG 100 + UNS 100 3
    SOC 201 UAE and GCC Society ENG 100 + UNS 100 3
    ITE 100 Introduction to IT Applications No Prerequisite 3
    NSC 201 Natural Sciences No Prerequisite 3
    MTT 101 Mathematics for Science and Technology MTG 100/Math Placement Test 3
    STT 100 General Statistics No Prerequisite 3
    UNS 100 University Study Skills No Prerequisite 3
    PHI 300 Professional Ethics ENG 105 3
    MGT 200 Principles of Management ENG 105 3

     

    Major Requirements 70 Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    AVS 121 Private Pilot Operations None 3
    AVS 221 Instrument Pilot Operations AVS 121 3
    AVS 231 Commercial Pilot Operations AVS 221 3
    AVS 209 Aerodynamics NSC 201 + MTT 101 3
    AVS 211 Aircraft Engines NSC 201 3
    AVS 254 Aviation Law SOC 201 3
    PFT 121 Flight Lessons I 60 Credit Hours 2
    AVS 310 Aircraft Performance AVS 209 + AVS 211 3
    AVS 350 Flight Navigation AVS 310 + AVS 221 3
    AVS 287 Crew Resource Management MGT 200 + PSY 201 3
    PFT 221 Flight Lessons II PFT 121 2
    AVS 356 Systems and Components NSC 201 3
    AVS 289 Airline Management AVS 287 3
    AVS 415 Airport Operations None 3
    AVS 301 Introduction to Meteorology MTT 101 + NSC 201 3
    PFT 321 Flight Lessons III PFT 221 2
    AVS 408 Flight Safety 80 Credit Hours 3
    AVS 401 Aviation Weather AVS 301 3
    AVS 357 Flight Physiology NSC 201 + PSY 201 3
    AVS 380 Pilot Career Planning and Interviewing Techniques 60 Credit Hours 2
    PFT 421 Flight Lessons IV PFT 321 2
    AVS 435 Electronic Flight Management System AVS 310 3
    AVS 472 Aviation Science of Multi-Crew Flight Operations AVS 221 + AVS 415 3
    AVS 411 Jet Transport Systems AVS 356 3
    AVS 410 Air Traffic Management MGT 200 3

     

    Open Electives 6 Credit Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Credit Hours
    OE 1 Open Elective I - 3
    OE 2 Open Elective II - 3

    (6 credit hours of any courses offered at ADU)

     

    Curriculum of the Bachelor of Science in Aviation (Option 2)

    Total Credit Hours: 121 Cr. Hours

                                                                                                                               
    General Education Requirements  45 Cr. Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite(s) Cr. Hours
    ARL 100 Communication Skills in Arabic I No Prerequisite 3
    ARL 105 Communication Skills in Arabic II ARL 100 3
    ENG 100 English I TOEFL 500 3
    ENG 200 English II C grade in ENG 100  + UNS 102 3
    ENG 305 Technical Communications for Eng. & Science ENG 200 3
    ISL 100 Islamic Culture No Prerequisite 3
    PSY 201 General Psychology ENG 100 + UNS 102 3
    SOC 201 UAE and GCC Society ENG 100 + UNS 102 3
    ITE 100 Introduction to IT Applications No Prerequisite 3
    NSC 201 Natural Sciences No Prerequisite 3
    MTT 101 Mathematics for Science and Technology C grade in MTG 100 or MPT 3
    STT 100 General Statistics No Prerequisite 3
    UNS 102 University Study Skills TOEFL 500 1
    PHI 300 Professional Ethics ENG 200 3
    MGT 200 Principles of Management ENG 200 3
    CRT 301 Critical Thinking UNS 102 + ENG 200 2

     

                                                                                                  
    Major Requirements 64 Cr. Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Cr. Hours
    AVS 201 Private Pilot Operations AVS 209 3
    AVS 209 Aerodynamics NSC 201, MTT 101 3
    AVS 211 Aircraft Engines NSC 201 3
    AVS 254 Aviation Law SOC 201 3
    AVS 287 Crew Resource Management MGT 200, PSY 201 3
    AVS 289 Airline Management MGT 200 3
    AVS 301 Introduction to Meteorology MTT 101, NSC 201 3
    AVS 310 Aircraft Performance AVS 209, AVS 211 3
    AVS 321 Instrument Pilot Operations AVS 201 3
    AVS 350 Flight Navigation AVS 310, AVS 321 3
    AVS 356 Systems and Components NSC 201 3
    AVS 357 Flight Physiology NSC 201, PSY 201 3
    AVS 380 Pilot Career Planning and Interviewing Techniques 60 Credit Hours 3
    AVS 399 Internship 90 Credit Hours 3
    AVS 401 Aviation Weather AVS 301 3
    AVS 408 Flight Safety 80 Credit Hours 3
    AVS 410 Air Traffic Management MGT 200 2
    AVS 411 Jet Transport Systems AVS 356 2
    AVS 415 Airport Operations None 3
    AVS 421 Commercial Pilot Operations AVS 321 3
    AVS 435 Electronic Flight Management System AVS 310 3
    AVS 472 Aviation Science of Multi-Crew Flight Operations AVS 287 3
                           
    Open Electives  12 Cr. Hours
    Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Cr. Hours
    OE1 Open Elective I - 3
    OE2 Open Elective II - 3
    OE3 Open Elective III - 3
    OE4 Open Elective IV - 3
  • Fees and Scholarships

    UNDERGRADUATE TUITION AND FEE RATES
    Academic Year 2017-2018

    TUITION STRUCTUREAED Per Credit Hour for College/Department Requirement
    Arts & Sciences AED 1,440
    Business AED 1,620
    Engineering AED 1,780
    Other Engineering Programs (BSc in Aviation and BSc in Civil Engineering) AED 1,890
    Law AED 1,440
    University College AED 1,440
    FeesAED
    Admission Application Fee (Non-refundable) AED 300
    Registration Fee (Non-refundable; Paid once upon admission) AED 2,850
    Fall/Spring Winter/Summer
    Late Registration/Payment 500 500
    Student Services 350 175
    Healthcare Services 120 60
    Transportation - Door to Door (Optional) 3,700 1,850
    Transportation - Drop-Off Point (Optional) 2,400 1,200
    Institutional TOEFL+ Writeplacer (Optional) 585
    IELTS Exam (Optional) 945
    Accommodation FeesAED
    Fall/Spring Winter/Summer
    Private 12,500 3,800
    Semi-private 9200 2800
    Double 6700 2000
    Double with Shared-bath 5400 1700

    Note:  Abu Dhabi University reserves the right to make changes affecting tuition and other fees during the fiscal year.



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