(Postgraduate, Specialist Diploma, Level 9 (NFQ)
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).
Applicants should have a primary degree with relevant work experience and be working or interested in working in the area of aviation leasing and finance.
Graduates of this postgraduate programme will develop a sound knowledge of the key aspects of aviation leasing and finance in order to maximise the inherent talent and expertise in this field. Students will be exposed to a self-learning environment that will expand their critical thinking, analytical skills and ethical values. Students develop a comprehensive understanding of the key disciplines of accounting, leasing, finance, risk management and aviation legal issues, as they apply to aviation leasing and finance.