Event Title: Aviation Leasing & Finance Specialist Diploma NFQ Level 9 Minor Award

Location:  University of Limerick

Date: Autumn 2020 (5 September Start date, TBC)

Cost:  €2,195 Semester 1 Fee with 35% Aviation Skillnet Funding applied  (full cost without funding €3377 per Semester)

For more information or to apply go to : https://www.ul.ie/gps/aviation-leasing-finance-specialist-diploma

For details on eligibility for Aviation Skillnet Funding, please contact maeve@icbe.ie


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.

To facilitate working professionals, programme delivery is part-time blended-learning and is dual-location (UL campus and city-centre Dublin). The Specialist Diploma runs over one academic year from September to May and is a minor award at masters level (30 ECTS at level 9).

Programme content:

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 September to December (Autumn) and January to May (Spring). 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.