Professional Pilot BSc

Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering (KJK)

If you are interested in aviation and want to fly aircraft weighing up to several hundred tonnes, then choose the Professional Pilot BSc program!

The Commercial Pilot specialisation will give you the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to build a career as a professional pilot and fly around the world. You can also work in air operations, ground handling or compliance assurance.

Qualification Professional Pilot BSc program

Language English

Start September

For our BSc programs general minimum requirements are an eligible highschool degree; document of English language proficiency* and successful admission tests, while for our MSc programs an eligible BSc degree is needed. Detailed information on the general admission procedure (deadlines and requirements) can be found on our E-admission page.

*Language requirements: English IELTS 6.0 or equivalent 1178/2011 (2011.11.03) EU regulation 1st class medical certification (medical fitness test) according to the MED subchapter


Tuition fees of the program:

For EU citizens (EUR/semester):

From 1st to 6th term, HUF (€): 5805500 (cca. 14750)

7th and further term, HUF (€): 1767000 (cca. 4500)


For non-EU citizens (EUR/semester): 

From 1st to 6th term, HUF (€): 5805500 (cca. 14750)

7th and further term, HUF (€): 1767000 (cca. 4500)

You can study at BME with a scholarship or as a self-funded student, by paying tuition fees. Various scholarships help you cover tuition fees and your living expenses during your studies. Successful PhD students may receive additional support from research grants.

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Professional pilot students receive a balanced combination of courses on basic engineering, mechanics, mathematics, computer and data science, aviation technology, as well as management.



General Physics, Statics, Strength of Materials, Dynamics 

26 credits

Linear Algebra, Calculus, Probability

16 credits
Informatics & Electronics

Programming, Measurement Techniques, Electronics

10 credits
Chemistry, Thermo & Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer
10 credits

Additional skills

Other subjects

Management and social sciences, 4 credits; any subject of interest, 10 credits 

13 credits

Advanced Courses

Advanced Enginnering & Aeronatics

Engineering drawing, Basics of aviation, Materials and manufacturing, Vehicle and drive elements, Principles of Flight, Airframes and systems, Basic IR, Powerplant, Human performance, Control, Multi Engine

75 credits

Commercial Pilot Specialization – further subjects in navigation, meteorology, flight operation, flight performance, flight planning, communication 

35 credits
Thesis work
15 credits

Career options

During the practical training, you can obtain the following qualifications:
Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)
Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) - ATPL(A),
ICAO English language exam (level 4+)
Multi Engine Piston Instrument Rating (MEP/IR)
Master Pilot Certificate (PIR), Multi-Pilot
APS MCC certificate
Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT)
After the graduation and completing all authority exams, you can immediately apply for pilot jobs at most commercial airlines.

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