Aeronautical Engineering Technology

Program Mission

To provide highly qualified Aeronautical Engineers with state of the art knowledge, technical and leadership skills, who are committed to lifelong learning, the pursuit of excellence and innovation and to best serve the Aeronautics profession.

Program Description

The Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering Technology program provides an excellent, broad education with a focused area of specialization options to cater for the UAE’s globally-oriented aircraft industry. Aeronautical Engineering Technology graduates are trained to support the design, development, and maintenance of aviation systems to the highest level of industry standards. HCT Aeronautical Engineers are trained to use state-of-the-art software and hardware to enhance their analytical and practical skills in aero-engineering to equip them with essential tools and skills to strengthen their career opportunities and facilitate their entry into the industrial world.

The Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering Technology curriculum produces high-quality engineers known for productivity, timeliness, dedication and competence in the workplace. Graduates have the ability to work logically, accurately and efficiently; to gather and use information effectively; and to continue enhancing their careers through lifelong learning. The program stresses the effective use of technology, information resources and engineering tools. It also instills leadership qualities based on moral and ethical principles, coupled with sound and rational judgment. In addition, it is designed to prepare interested students for graduate studies in Aeronautical Engineering Technology and other areas of professional practice.

Students will have the option to graduate with a Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering Technology upon the successful completion of 80 credits inclusive of 8 weeks of Work Placement.

Program Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives of the Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering Technology (BAEET) program are to:

1. Provide Aeronautical Engineering Technology professionals with the technical knowledge and skills required by the industry to develop, design, and maintain aviation systems to highest level of industry standards.

2. Prepare graduates for a successful career as effective decision makers with strong communication and teamwork skills and an understanding of the global, ethical and social implications of the industry and aero-engineering profession.

3. Provide graduates with strong commitment to lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional growth.

4. Provide graduates with leadership qualities and commitment to contribute actively to achieving the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.

Program Student Outcomes

Upon graduation, a HCT graduate in Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering Technology (BAEET) should demonstrate: 

a. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of aeronautical engineering to broadly-defined engineering technology activities.

b. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to aeronautical engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.

c. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes.

d. An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined aeronautical engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives.

e. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader of a technical team.

f. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined aeronautical engineering technology problems.

g. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.

h. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.

i. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity.

j. A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.

k. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

Completion Requirements

Students seeking the Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering Technology degree must successfully complete the following minimum requirements:

1. Minimum of 146 credits which are divided as follows:

a. Minimum of 80 credits of major requirements, including Work Placement for 16 weeks.

b. Minimum of 12 credits of major electives.

c. Minimum of 21 credits of Math and Science course requirements.

d. General Studies requirements of 33 credits according to the General Studies breakdown.

2. Minimum CGPA of 2.00.

Degree: Bachelor of Engineering Technology

Programme Code: BAEET

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