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Aviation Finance

University College Dublin

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
23950 EUR/year
18205 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in Aviation Finance at University College Dublin aims to advance students’ understanding of all aspects of aviation finance, with a specific focus on the practical features of global aviation markets. It encourages students to develop creative and analytical approaches to problem-solving in the aviation finance and leasing sphere and to enhance interpersonal and leadership skills.

Overview

The MSc in Aviation Finance at University College Dublin is the only MSc Aviation Finance Degree in Europe and is supported by leading aircraft leasing companies through internships, scholarships and research projects.

It is suitable for graduates from a wide variety of disciplines including business, economics, finance, engineering and science who want to pursue a career in the highly dynamic sector of aviation finance and leasing.

You will acquire a detailed understanding of the financial processes and procedures associated with the aviation finance sector including suitable risk assessment and aircraft valuation, relevant accounting and taxation issues, leasing developments and insurance applications, and legal implications. You will also develop the knowledge and skills (both professional and personal) necessary for a career in the aircraft and airline financing industry.

As the only Masters in Europe covering Aviation Finance, this programme offers an unrivalled level of specialisation in leasing and airline industry developments and significant career opportunities.

Learning outcomes

  • A strong emphasis on the development of interpersonal skills, leadership and problem-solving, as well as tracking recent developments, ensuring that graduates are well-informed on the aviation industry and well-equipped to enter it.
  • A summer term research project/internship option enables graduates to either deepen their conceptual understanding and analytical skills or put their learnings into immediate practice in the field

Career

The MSc in Aviation Finance from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School gives you the specialised skills and knowledge you need for a career in the aviation finance and leasing sector.

Potential careers for our graduates include:

  • Credit Risk Analysis
  • Pricing Analyst
  • Financial Modelling
  • Risk Management
  • Aviation Leasing Marketing and Negotiations

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Quantitative Methods For Aviation Finance
  • Accounting / Financial Statement Analysis for Aviation
  • Aviation Finance I
  • Capital Markets and Instruments
  • Aviation Tax
  • Aviation Economics
  • Law of Aviation Finance
  • Topics in Aviation Finance
  • Doing Business Globally.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

An honours bachelors degree in:

  • Business/Commerce to include a number of quantitative subjects such as Economics or Finance or a Finance-related-area, Mathematical Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or Physics with a minimum 2.1 award at NFQ Level 8 (or international equivalent) in a. or b. above.
  • Strong academic ability (a 1.1 or 2.1) in a number of quantitative modules in their degree.
  • Candidates may be asked to sit the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) subject to individual application.
We can also consider candidates with an Honours 2.1 primary degree with a minimum of three years appropriate work experience in the aviation industry.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23950 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    18205 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18205 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Fees Part-Time EU:
€9,105 per year 
  • Part-Time Non-EU:
€9,950 per year 

Funding

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