We’re a recognised Centre of Excellence for fire safety engineering and our research centre in Fire and Hazards Science is second to none - if you’re aiming for a senior role in fire safety, this is the course for you. This course builds on the training and educational programmes offered by the Institution of Fire Engineers and is a very hands-on course - you’ll work with the training team at Lancashire Fire and Rescue HQ in your first year, and get the chance to work with fire safety engineering companies, all with the aim of boosting your employability when you graduate.
Full-time: Three years, Part-time: Four years.
Campus, Full-time and Part-time
Preston (Campus code: U)
Full-time: £9,250* per year (UK/EU)
Part-time: £795 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
The University offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to support you through your studies.Discover More
Our typical offer is 96 UCAS Points including Maths/Physics/Chemistry/Environmental Science or Applied Science. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted.
BTEC Extended Diploma: Merit, Merit, Merit
BTEC Diploma: Distinction, Distinction. BTECs to include sufficient Science content.
Pass Access Course: 112 UCAS Points
International Baccalaureate:Pass Diploma with 96 UCAS points from Higher Level Subjects including relevant Science at HL.
GCSE: Grade C/4 Maths & English or equivalent
BEng (Hons) Fire Engineering, 2002
UCLan Fire Engineering graduate, Mark Egan, has used his firefighting career and expertise to set up his own business, Omega Fire Engineering.
Mark has always wanted to be a firefighter. Once he turned 18 years old, he applied to join the fire service, only to be rejected because he was too small, despite completing the physical assessment. Determined not to give up on his dream, Mark reapplied when he was 21 after finding out that the height restrictions had been dropped, and was accepted into the service.
For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:
| 2019 Entry
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information.
*Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated.
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Central Lancashire on our Student Contract page.
For changes to 2017 UCAS tariff entry requirements please see our Essential and Important Course Information. UCLan requires all undergraduate applicants to have a minimum attainment of five GCSEs at grade C and above, or equivalent, (including Maths and English). In 2017 and beyond we will view the new Grade 4 as being equivalent to a C grade and will therefore require students to achieve GCSE Grade 4 or above. However, if the subject is relevant to our degree programme and requires a higher GCSE grade (e.g. GCSE B grade), and/or includes a Professional body that governs the entry requirements, Grade 5 or above may be required.