Course Details

Course Code:
PDAIRWTDBD
Available:
Part-Time
Duration:
1 Year
Award:
Professional Diploma
Qualification:
NFQ Level 9 Minor Award
Faculty: Science and Engineering
Course Type: Taught, Professional/Flexible
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.

Contact(s):

Name: Dr Kyriakos Kourousis
Email: Kyriakos.kourousis@ul.ie

Brief Description

Commencing in January 2023. Applications will open in September 2022.

The Professional Diploma in Airworthiness is a 30 ECTS professional postgraduate qualification (NFQ Level 9) delivered fully online. It is offered by the School of Engineering at the University of Limerick, home of the long-established Aeronautical Engineering Bachelor, Master’s and PhD programmes.

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The course meets technical education needs which have been recognised by the aviation industry, covering:

  • Initial airworthiness; design and certification of aircraft materials, structures and systems, and

  • Continuing airworthiness; aircraft maintenance, reliability, airworthiness management, aviation human factors and safety.

The course comprises of five modules, delivered part-time over one year in fully online mode, via the UL’s Learning Management System (LMS), suiting the needs of working professionals in Ireland and overseas.

Students gain invaluable advanced technical knowledge and insights via modules taught by experienced UL academics and a PhD-qualified external tutor.

Graduates of the Specialist Diploma in Airworthiness can pursue a Master of Science (MSc) in Engineering Practice. More details on the MSc pathway: https://www.ul.ie/gps/engineering-practice-msc

A 2.2 honours primary degree and 3 to 5 years’ experience in the aviation and related industries.

For applicants who cannot satisfy the minimum entry requirement the course board may, at its discretion, accept a level lower qualification with stronger evidence of prior learning and experience.

What to include with your application

  • Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)
  • A copy of your most recent CV
  • A copy of your passport or birth  certificate (long version)

Applicants must meet UL’s English language requirements:

  • If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
  • If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
    • English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
    AND
    • English language competency certificate

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Springboard - Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria under Springboard+ can qualify for 90% or 100% funding subject to the availability of places. To clarify eligibility please go to https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

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