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Professional Pilot with Type Rating, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 months
University rank #521 (QS) Debrecen, Hungary
The main objective of the professional pilot program is to give the applicants the knowledge and skills that make the passing of the ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot License) integrated training manual and academic licensing of the National Transport Authority and Aviation Authority possible without any further education.
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Our aim is to train professionals who are capable of working for aviation companies as professional pilots, who understand aviation, traffic, air operation and ground handling assignments and tasks, who can manage valid quality control tasks, and who have met requirements of the ATP (A) (Airline Transport Pilot, Aircraft) integrated training. Our future graduates understand and excel in the usage of the English language professionally as per the 1178/2011(2011.11.03.) EU ordinate.The programme includes:
  • 40 courses + flight training
  • 14 ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot License) courses
  • 40 hours on FNPT II MCC simulator
  • 15 hours on FTD simulator
  • 40 hours on FFS simulator
  • 200 flight hours
Our students acquire:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Frozen ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot Licence) with A320 type rating
  • CPL (Commercial Pilot Licence)
  • ME-IR (Multi-engine Instrument Rating)
  • MCC (Multi-Crew Cooperation Training)
  • Jet Familiarization
  • Professional UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) pilot licence (optional)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    210 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Basic Science Module (Mathematics, Technical Mechanics, Engineering Physics, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, Informatics, Descriptive Geometry, Meteorology)

  • Economy and Law Module (Economics for Engineers, Microeconomics, Management for Engineers, Basics of Quality Management, Environmental protection, Dangerous Goods, Flight Administration and Law, ATPL, Air Law)

  • Engineering Module (Machine Elements, Materials Science, Manufacturing Processes, Electro-technics and Electronics, Measurements and Automatics, Industrial Safety, Sensors and Actuators, Mechatronics)

  • Aviation Engineering Module (Aircraft Technology, PPL Theoretical Knowledge, Principles of Flight, Aircraft General Knowledge (Airframe/Systems/Power Plants) ATPL, Aircraft General Knowledge – Instrumentation)

  • Aviation Management and Administration Module (Crew Management, Rules of Aerodromes, Radiotelephony, Mass and Balance, Performance, Flight Planning and Monitoring, General Navigation, Radio Navigation, Operational Procedures, Communication)

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • 2 years of education with grades 80% or above, or grades BBB at A level including mathematics and physics; health: valid Class 1 Medical Certificate (see on EASA website)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 120000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 months.
  • EU/EEA

    34284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 120000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 months.
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Living costs for Debrecen

  • 131024 - 194970 HUF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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