University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Institution of Fire Engineers, The Energy Institute

Fire Engineering (Foundation Entry)

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Course summary

Course Overview Aiming for a senior role in fire safety? Fire Engineering could be your course. We’re a recognised Centre of Excellence for fire safety engineering and our research centre is second to none. Why study with us

  • Our course builds on the training and educational programmes offered by the Institution of Fire Engineers.
  • You’ll get the chance to work with fire safety engineering companies, all with the aim of boosting your employability when you graduate.
  • This course is practical and focuses on fire in the context of buildings and infrastructure, the technology for predicting fires, and designs for fire safety.
What you'll do
  • You’ll work with the training team at Lancashire Fire and Rescue HQ in Year 1.
  • Take the chance to take part in international exchange visits with our partners in the Middle East and Hong Kong.
  • Our Engineering Innovation Centre enables you to work on real-world projects with commercial partners in state-of-the-art facilities.
Accreditations
  • This course is recognised by the IFE as a Recognised Educational Programme (with academic exemption) for Member Grade (MIFireE). The IFE awards internationally recognised qualifications and membership, and plays an active role in ensuring that the course is developed to meet professional needs.
  • This course is accredited by the EI on behalf of the Engineering Council, which plays an active role in ensuring that the course is developed to meet the needs of industry. The EI is a chartered professional membership body bringing together expertise to tackle urgent global challenges, responding to the climate emergency while meeting the energy needs of the world’s growing population.
Future Careers Our Fire Engineering alumni find themselves in senior positions in fire safety design, fire safety engineering and fire safety consulting, and many are on their way to becoming senior fire safety officers.

Modules

Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Energy Institute, The
  • Fire Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F945
Institution code:
C30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
U

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
82%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
93%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Fire Engineering (Foundation Entry) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS