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What is this Programme about?

The Aircraft Acquisition and Finance programme offers an opportunity for those wishing to develop their skills in the Aviation Leasing Sector. Ireland is a recognised leading hub in the aircraft leasing sector. Most of the worlds aircraft leasing companies has a significant presence in Ireland. The aircraft leasing sector in Ireland has 3,000 aircraft under management, one third of the worlds total large transport aircraft fleet. This sector is experiencing strong growth at the present time.

Programme details

This module aims to give students an understanding of the purchasing and leasing of aircraft. The learner will be taken through the steps taken in purchasing aircraft and the contracts linked to purchase. The key components of a lease contract will be outlined and an explanation of the critical terms will be discussed. This module will be taught by Lectures, guest lectures, case studies, problem solving exercises, project work and self-directed learning. Online delivery will be supported by blackboard collaborate.

Who is this programme for?

Potential learners should have an interest in developing their skills in the aviation leasing sector.

Online Support

Students will have full access to a range of supports available online and through Blackboard, our virtual learning environment. These include our new online programme, PACE, which is designed to support students to access and effectively use library resources in order to complete assignments. Additional supports include an Academic Writing Centre and Maths Support Centre, freely available to all students.

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for people with a Level 6 qualification or higher. In accordance with the Recognition of Prior Learning Policy (RPL) of SETU Carlow. Candidates who do not have such qualifications but have other relevant industry experience may be eligible for the programme through an RPL submission and possible interview process. No age limit applies.

RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning)

All programmes are mapped to the SETU Carlow Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy applicants who wish to apply using this route can request the specific RPL for this programme.

SETU Carlows RPL Policy offers clear pathways to the learner for recognition of previous learning undertaken and offer every credit to the learner in completing such learning.

The Programme Board will be responsible for the assessment of entry standards and applications as part of any RPL Process.