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Aviation Technology / Teicneolaíocht Eitlíochta

Course Title: Bachelor of Engineering in Aviation Technology

2022 CAO Points: 300

Leaving Certificate Requirements:

Minimum Number of





Minimum Grade in


Eng 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

Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature Applicants:

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

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.

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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.


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

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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