- Fire Safety Engineering prepares you for a diverse career as a fire safety engineer. Fire professionals are involved in the design of fire systems, building control and fire consultancy.
- You’ll be taught by leading academics and ex-fire professionals and come away with a broad-based, vocationally relevant qualification.
- You’ll study fire prevention, development and containment. You’ll get to understand the dynamics of fire, and how to design suppression systems that minimise the human, environmental and financial impact of fire.
- Alongside specific fire safety knowledge, you’ll develop important analytical and critical skills, alongside transferable IT and design abilities, which will stand you in good stead for the future regardless of the career path you choose.
- Benefit from our dedicated fire and safety engineering laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art equipment.
- Foundation Degree in Science in Fire Safety Engineering is ranked 3rd in the UK with 92% of students in graduate-level work or further study after graduating (Complete University Guide 2021)
- This exciting programme provides both workplace and practical experience – it’s supported by the Centre for Research in Fire and Hazard Science.
- Benefit from the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available in our new £35m Engineering Innovation Centre.
Year 1: Compulsory modules; Introduction To Combustion and Fire, Safety and Fire Law (half module), Energy Transfer and Thermodynamics, Buildings, Materials and Fire, Introduction to Engineering Analysis, Community Fire Safety, Skills for Fire Studies (half module) Year 2: Compulsory modules; Fluid Dynamics of Fire, Fire and the Built Environment, Fire Safety Management and Legislation, Structures, Materials and Fire, Community Fire Safety Strategies, Fire Science Project
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Energy Institute, The
- Building Services Engineers, Chartered Institution of
- Fire Engineers, Institution of
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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- Year 2
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|