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Course summary

Course Overview Aiming for a senior role in fire safety? This could be the course for you. Why study with us

  • Our courses are taught by leading researchers in fire safety engineering and fire chemistry, as well as former fire professionals.
  • You will have opportunities to spend time at Washington Hall, the UK’s international fire training and development centre. You’ll also experience hands-on firefighting.
  • Benefit from the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available in our new £35m Engineering Innovation Centre.
What you'll do
  • You’ll have hands-on practical experience throughout the course as well as meeting with industrial representatives, giving you a real life aspect to the course.
  • Take up the chance for 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 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.
  • 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.
Future Careers As a Fire Engineering graduate, you’ll be able to enter many roles within the fire industry including with fire engineering companies, fire safety engineering consultants, and fire safety officers within fire and rescue services or the wider public sector.

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:
H862
Institution code:
C30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
U

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Fire Engineering at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS