Emirates Aviation University receives NQA Qualifications Recognition

University becomes the first recognised vocational & applied qualifications provider in the United Arab Emirates

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 — DUBAI, U.A.E. 10 February 2016: Emirates Aviation University has received recognition of its qualifications from the National Qualifications Authority (NQA). The federal authority’s acknowledgement will provide the university with a significant recognition on a national level, positioning Emirates Aviation University as the first provider for vocational and applied qualifications in the UAE. 

In a ceremony held at the university’s campus in Academic City last week, Dr Ahmad Al Ali, vice-chancellor of Emirates Aviation University (EAU), was presented with the official certificate of qualifications approval. The ceremony was held in the presence of His Excellency Saqr Ghobash, UAE Minister of Labour, Dr Thani Ahmed Al Mehairi, Director General, National Qualifications Authority (NQA), Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of Knowledge and Human Development Authority and Dr Naji Al Mahdi, Chief of Qualifications and Awards in Dubai  at KHDA.

“NQA’s recognition is a great achievement and a milestone in the history of Emirates Aviation University. This will be warmly welcomed by our students and graduates who can now continue their education knowing that their bachelor or master degrees will be fully attested and recognised across the UAE,” said Dr Ahmad Al Ali.

“The accreditation will also allow us to expand our national reach and meet the changing needs of the aviation and education industries at a time when the demand for both is expanding globally”, he added

The recognition applies as of February 2016 and pertains to all vocational, professional, applied bachelor and applied master programmes at EAU. It will provide graduates with quality assurance of their degrees and guarantees employers that applicants’ education is of high quality. 

EAU remains committed to offering new and industry-relevant programmes. Some of the qualifications currently offered by the University include: Applied master in Aerospace engineering, Mechanical engineering, Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development. It also offers Applied Bachelors and advanced diplomas in Aerospace Technology, Avionics Technology, Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Management and Applied Business, Avionics Engineering, Computing Software Development, Business Management and Tourism Management.

 

 

From left to right: Dr Naji Al Mahdi, Chief of Qualifications & Awards in Dubai (QAD) at KHDA, HE Saqr Ghobash, UAE Minister of Labour and Chairman of NQA board <br/>Dr Ahmad Al Ali, EAU Vice-Chancellor, Dr Thani Ahmed Al Mehairi, Director General, National Qualifications Authority (NQA)  and Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA)

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