Fire and Leadership Studies (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

University of Central Lancashire

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

Fire and Leadership Studies (Foundation Year)

Course summary

Course Overview Fire and Leadership Studies is the result of a unique, pioneering collaboration with the fire and rescue services, it recruits bright talent to the services and fast tracks you to senior positions. Why study with us

  • The course is supported by an industrial liaison group, which reviews and inputs into the course to ensure it meets fire industry needs.
  • An operational module is delivered in cooperation with Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service so you’ll learn from their expertise.
  • There’s a part-time option for serving officers. This also means full-time students benefit from learning alongside experienced operational firefighters.
What you'll do
  • Access to Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s internationally renowned training and fire investigation facilities.
  • You’ll have international opportunities including travel and work placement with Operation Florian, a charitable organisation.
  • Time is spent within services carrying out community fire safety education to the public.
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 If you’re looking for a rewarding career in local authority fire and rescue services, this is an excellent route to take. Whilst not guaranteeing entry, you’ll have the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a progressive career.

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:
F745
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)

Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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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 and Leadership Studies (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS