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Aviation Technology / Teicneolaíocht Eitlíochta

Course Title: Bachelor of Engineering in Aviation Technology

2023 CAO Points: 300

Leaving Certificate Requirements

Minimum Number of





Minimum Grade in


English OR Irish



QQI/FET Requirements

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Level 5:
One of the following awards:
  • CCTXX Control Technology
  • CELTX Electronic Technology
  • CENGT / 5M2061 Engineering Technology
  • CITXX Information Technology
  • CMTXX / 5M2145 Motor Technology
  • 5M0536 / 5M17814 Computer Systems & Networks
Level 6:
Full level 6 award in a relevant discipline

In addition to the QQI minimum entry requirements, QQI quotas and QQI points apply. The max QQI points awarded is 390. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature Applicants

Applications from mature students (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Course Description

This course 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).

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.

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Graduates will find employment in a range of areas including:

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

Semester 1

  • Maths for Technology
  • Electricity & Electronics
  • Materials Hardware & Maintenance Practices
  • Aerodynamics
  • Structures & Systems
  • Aircraft Engines
  • Aeronautical Workshop Practice

Semester 2

  • Electricity and Electronics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Structures & Systems
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Avionics
  • Thermo-fluids
  • Electricity & Electronics Lab

Semester 1

  • Electricity & Electronics
  • Information Technology
  • Electricity & Electronics Lab
  • Avionics
  • Aircraft Engines
  • Aviation Legislation

Semester 2

  • Human Factors
  • Aerodynamics
  • Structures & Systems
  • Aeronautical Workshop Practice
  • Communications
  • Employment Law & Employee Relations
  • Health & Safety

Semester 1

  • Financial Management & Accounting
  • Avionics
  • Materials Hardware & Maintenance Practices
  • Commercial Maintenance Management
  • Project Management
  • Group Project

Semester 2

  • Technical Services
  • Planning
  • Spares & Logistics
  • Airline Operations
  • Quality Assurance
  • Professional Development
  • Group Project

Please note, there is no advanced entry to this course.

If you reach the appropriate level in final examinations and meet certain subject prerequisites, you can continue to honours degree courses in Year 3 in TU Dublin.

TU Code



Level 7


Bachelor of Engineering


3 years

Number of Places



City Centre: Bolton Street

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