Available: Part- Time
Duration: 1 Year
Qualification: NFQ Level 9 Minor Award
Faculty: Kemmy Business School
Course Type: Taught Professional/Flexible
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.
Application Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020
The Specialist Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance is the first level 9 University-accredited programme in Ireland tailored for the Aviation Leasing sector. The programme is industry-led and was established in September 2014, in partnership with the Aviation Finance Finuas Network.
Students gain invaluable leasing and aviation sector knowledge and insights via modules taught by industry experts in addition to highly-regarded teaching from UL academics. The programme has consistently received excellent feedback from students.
The Specialist Diploma runs over one academic year and is a minor award at masters level (30 ECTS at level 9).
The programme will consist of 6 taught modules of aviation, leasing and finance related material. The programme will run over two semesters of 15 weeks each. Semesters run from January to May (Spring) and September to December (Autumn). Three modules will be covered in each semester. The programme will be a minor award at level 9 on the Quality & Qualification Ireland National Framework of Qualification. The programme credits are 30, which equates to a 10 to 15 hour workload per semester week for participants.
While the programme will require participants to undertake project and assignment work during each module to contextualise the material being covered, there is no major project element proposed for this programme.
|Semester 1 Spring||Semester 2 Autumn|
|AM6001 Air Transportation Characteristics||IN6002 Integrated Risk Management|
|FI6052 Corporate Airline Finance||ME5072 Fleet Planning|
|FI6043 Aircraft Leasing||LA5082 Legal Aspects of Aviation Leasing and Finance|
Semester 1 will commence online in January 2021
This programme has secured Government funding through the July Stimulus Postgraduate Skills package. Eligible applicants can avail of 90-100% funding. Please click here for eligibility criteria
What to include with your application
- Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)
- English language qualifications (if English is not your first language)
- A copy of your most recent CV
- A copy of your passport or birth certificate (long version)
- Proof of Employment status - Please click here for more information
An honours level degree at a 2.2 standard and normally 3 to 5 years’ experience in the aviation and related industries.
The recognition of prior learning and prior experiential learning as per university policy will be applied to this course. UL’s PRL policy will be applied to this course.
The course board may at its discretion accept a level lower qualification with stronger evidence of prior learning and experience
Entry is decided on a case by case basis