Award: NFQ Level 9 Minor Award
The Professional Diploma in Airworthiness is an online postgraduate course offered by the School of Engineering, home of the long-established Aeronautical Engineering Bachelor, Master’s and PhD courses. This course is attractive both to industry learners and higher education graduates, as it offers an in-depth study of key topics in airworthiness management and engineering.
The course meets technical education needs which have been recognised by the aviation industry internationally; it covers comprehensively:
- Initial Airworthiness; design and certification of aircraft and aeronautical products, aircraft metallic and composite materials, structures, systems and design human factors,
- Continuing Airworthiness; aircraft maintenance and sustainment, reliability engineering, airworthiness regulation and management, maintenance human factors and safety.
The course comprises of five modules, delivered part-time over one year in fully online mode, 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.
A 2.2 honours primary degree 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.
Applicants must meet UL’s English language requirements.