The University of Limerick (UL), Ireland, has recently launched its Bachelor of Technology in Aircraft Maintenance and Operations aimed initially at the international student undergraduate market.

The Bachelor of Technology is a four-year honours degree programme offering a unique blend of academic and on-aircraft, industry-focused content, designed to equip students for senior positions in the aircraft maintenance industry. Student intake will commence in September 2014.

Graduates will gain an unrivalled exposure to the aircraft industry, satisfy the basic knowledge requirements for the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance License (AML) in category C, and gain an honours Bachelor of Technology degree.

The programme is a unique collaboration between UL and the Lufthansa Technik AG subsidiary, Shannon Aerospace, a certified EASA Part 147 Maintenance Training Organisation.