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This programme will open for application on 21st September 2023 at 12pm. Funded places are offered on a first-come first-served basis, but these are limited and are strictly subject to Springboard+/HCI eligibility. Once the funded places have been filled, the course may remain open for those who wish to apply for a self-financed place.
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.
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 in Engineering or a relevant area 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
• English language competency certificate
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EU - €5,000 per annum
Non- EU - €5,900 per annum
Further information on fees and payment of fees is available from the Student Fees Office website. All fee related queries should be directed to the Student Fees Office (Phone: +353 61 213 007 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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