Designing the Marvels of Aerospace

Highly recognised Aerospace Electronics diploma course to develop future-ready engineers for growing Singapore as a Smart Aviation Hub.

The broad-based curriculum will equip you with technical skills and competencies in Aerospace Engineering (Avionics) and Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in Emerging Technologies for both aerospace sector and adjacent industries. It also prepares you for further studies with advanced standing in both local and overseas universities.

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Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the longer-term outlook for the global aerospace industry remains positive for the demand in both commercial and military aircraft. Annual air traffic is expected to grow around 4% with an estimated 40,000 aircraft to be added into service around the world, especially in this region, in the next two decades. With 320ha Seletar Aerospace Park and the upcoming Changi Airport Terminal 5, Singapore is well-positioned to ride on the future growth in the global aerospace industry.

With the aerospace industry developing towards More Electric Aircraft (MEA), Aerospace Electronics are increasingly playing a bigger part in modern aircraft such as the Airbus A350, Boeing 787 and fighter jets in the areas of flight management, control, instrumentation, communication, navigation and power generation. You will learn how these Electrical and Electronic systems work through theory and practical hands-on lessons.

With the official industry support from ST Engineering Aerospace as our SAR147 B1 & B2 training partner, this course will provide you an advantage in the aerospace MRO industry.

Course Highlights

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DASE is the FIRST and ONLY aerospace course which collaborates with the RSAF, offering a unique One-Year Work-Based Training Programme. Pre-enlistees are able to participate in this work and study scheme, shaping them into future Air Force Engineers. Elevate your career in aviation!

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Students will operate A320 cockpit flight simulator and work on the aircraft for hands-on lessons as part of the curriculum. For those who aspire to be an aircraft pilot and/or CAAS certified Unmanned Aircraft Pilot*, this course offers you various electives (i.e. Commercial Pilot Theory and Unmanned Aircraft Flying and Drone Technologies) to pursue your passion and pilot dream.

*Singapore Polytechnic has been approved as an approved CAAS Unmanned Aircraft Training and Assessment Organisation (UATO) since Mar 2021. DASE students will have the advantage in pursuing their Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL) at SP.

Commercial Pilot Theory
Commercial Pilot Theory

Drone Technology
Unmanned Aircraft Flying and Drone Technologies

What You Can Expect

  • A comprehensive curriculum that is aligned to the Singapore Airworthiness Requirements Part 66 (SAR 66) specified by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Skills Framework in Aerospace.
  • 4,660 square metre state-of-the-art aircraft training facility: The Aerohub, equipped with four aircraft (Hawker 125- 700A, King Air B90, A4SU Super Skyhawk and Bell UH-1H Helicopter) and two full-size A320 cockpit flight simulators to provide authentic aircraft training experience.
  • An advantage in your pursuit for a Private Pilot License (PPL) at the Singapore Youth Flying Club (SYFC) or an opportunity to take up an elective on Commercial Pilot Theory to kick-start your career as a pilot.
  • Certificate in Aviation Management or electives in the areas of Commercial Pilot Theory or Unmanned Aircraft Flying and Drone Technologies.
  • Further Studies: A proven track record of DASE graduates admitted to local and overseas universities such as NUS, NTU, SUTD, SIT, SUSS, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (USA), Imperial College (UK) and University of New South Wales (Australia).
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  • Accelerated Pathway Programme: An opportunity to join the SP-NUS Accelerated Pathway Programme(SP-NUS APP) or SP-SUTD Accelerated Pathway Programme(SP-SUTD APP) to get a head start in university life.
  • A choice of 3 or 5 electives to pursue your passion that can lead to a certificate or minor respectively. 
    • Digitalisation (e.g. Minor in 5G & AIoT, Minor in Data & Artificial Intelligence)
    • Sustainability (e.g. Minor in Green Energy)
    • Innovation & Entrepreneurship (e.g. Minor in Entrepreneurship)
    • Internationalisation
  • Common Core modules in critical human and emerging digital skills that provide an integral learning experience alongside domain modules.
  • 6-week Overseas Immersion Programme to Japan.
  • 22-week overseas or local internship opportunities at reputable local aerospace companies such as Airbus, Rolls-Royce, SIAEC, ST Engineering Aerospace, Thales, CAAS and Changi Airport Group.
  • An opportunity to join the premier EEE talent development programme and take part in UAV competitions (e.g. Singapore Amazing Flying Machine Competition).
  • A curriculum that follows the CDIO (Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate) framework which is adopted in top universities such as MIT.


Course Video

Diploma in Aerospace Electronics


DASE Course Leaflet

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School: School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Course Manager: Mr Soh Kee Teck
Tel:(65) 6772 1576
General Enquiries: contactus@sp.edu.sg
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