Specialist Diploma – Aviation Leasing and Finance
University of Limerick
About the Course
|NFQ Level||Delivery Mode||Duration|
|9 Minor Award||Part- Time||1 Year|
This Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance was established in 2014 and consists of 6 modules that cover topics related to aviation, leasing, and finance. The programme consists of 2 semesters: Autumn and Spring, commencing in September and January respectively with three modules covered in each semester. The weekly workload for the programme is around 10-15 hours. As this programme is usually catering for people in employment, attendance is mandatory between one and four times a month, depending on the content. The location alternates between UL and Chartered Accountants House in Dublin and is supported with online learning and tutor support throughout both semesters.
|Honours Level Degree 2:1||With 3-5 experience in aviation or a related industry|
Despite the minimum requirements, the course board possibly could accept a qualification lower than the one specified with evidence of adequate supplementary learning and experience.
Structure/Content of the Course
Semester 1 Autumn:
Modules include: Air Transportation Characteristics, Aircraft Leasing, Corporate Airline Finance.
Students are required to attend one class in UL and one class in Dublin, usually on a Saturday for the months of September and October. In November, students are required to attend 4 days which is split into two, 2 day sessions, usually a Friday and Saturday which are held in UL.
Semester 2 Spring:
Modules include: Integrated Risk Management, Fleet Planning, Legal Aspects of Aviation Leasing and Finance.
Attendance is required once a month for this semester and the classes are held in UL (January and March) or Chartered Accountants House, Dublin (February, April).
This programme looks at a number of different topics that is relevant to the aircraft leasing sector and as a result opens the door into areas such as Pricing, Credit, Technical Management or Contracts Management.