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Emirates Aviation University programmes receive accreditation from Royal Aeronautical Society

Posted 3 June 2019 · Add Comment

Emirates Aviation University (EAU) has announced that its undergraduate and graduate engineering programmes are now accredited by The Royal Aeronautical Society.

 

The latest international recognition bolsters the university’s credentials as the educational institution offering the most extensive range of accredited aviation programmes in the region, reinforcing its focus on quality education, training and career progression for professionals in the industry.   

The accredited programmes include: Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace Technology, Avionics Technology, Applied Mechanical Engineering as well as Aircraft Maintenance, in addition to Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

Three master degree programmes; MSc in Aviation Safety, MSc in Aviation Security and MSc in Unmanned Aerospace Systems Design have been awarded the status of “Recognised” as programmes providing further learning towards Chartered Engineer, CEng registration.

The programmes underwent a rigorous evaluation process which considered course delivery, the level and standards of practical resources available to students, advancement of learning provided by student secondment to the Emirates maintenance facility, general support for students and the promotion of aviation and engineering through various outreach activities.

The Royal Aeronautical Society accredits academic programmes that reinforce understanding, knowledge and a strong skill set that underpin professional competence to help graduates on their way to registration as Chartered Engineers (CEng) or as Incorporated Engineers (IEng).

EAU programmes are also accredited by different national and international institutions including the UAE Ministry of Education, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) , the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport-UK (MBA aviation management and MBA logistics and supply chain management),  the European Union Aviation Safety Agency - EASA (aircraft maintenance programmes) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development - CIPD (MA HR management). 

Emirates Aviation University recently announced a new six-month internship programme with the Emirates Group for third year students who demonstrate extraordinary academic performance and are enrolled in the university’s upcoming fall semester. The coveted internship programme with one of the region’s largest and most successful organisations will help students combine academic study with practical, applied experience relevant to their education and career plans.

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