Bachelor of Engineering Tech in Aviation Technology 

Technological University Dublin 


About the Course 

CAO CODE  MINIMUM POINTS  NFQ Level  Delivery Mode  Duration 
TU721  243  7  Full Time  3 Years 



This programme will prepare you for a career in the aviation industry. You’ll learn about the principles of flight, the information systems integral to aviation/aircraft operations, and the complex inter-relationships in the various sub-sectors of the industry (legislative design, manufacturing, commercial, operations and maintenance). 

 Students learn to develop the following skills: 

  • Develop individual skills by enhancing the conceptual and analytical abilities of the graduate for application within the context of the civil aviation industry framework. 
  • Develop an understanding of the importance of Training and Education within the Aviation Industry by fostering an ethos within the graduate to be self-motivating and pursue personal development and lifelong learning skills. 
  • Develop an intricate technical knowledge and understanding of the Principles of Flight. 
  • Develop personal and interpersonal skills to enable managing oneself, and others within the industry. 
  • Develop competence in information systems integral to aviation/aircraft operations, management and maintenance. 
  • Provide the graduate with an understanding of the complex inter-relationships existing within the various sub-sectors of the Aviation Industry (Legislative design, Manufacturing, Commercial, Operations and Maintenance) 


Minimum Requirements 

Mathematics   O6 or higher /H7 or higher  
English OR Irish  O6 or higher /H7 or higher  


Structure/Content of the Course 

Subjects include maths for technology, electricity & electronics, aerodynamics, aircraft engines, aeronautical workshop practice, engineering mechanics, avionics, aviation legislation, financial management & accounting, commercial maintenance management, spares & logistics, and airline operations. 

Career Opportunities 

Graduates find employment in a range of areas including:

  • Maintenance Planner
  • Airline Operations  
  • Scheduler 
  • Quality Assurance and Control Operative 
  • Fleet Manager 
  • Technical Administrator 
  • Purchasing
  • Spares Trading and Provisioning 
  • Maintenance Repair Operative 
  • Overhaul Operations Operative