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Fire Safety Engineering

1 year
September 2024

Combined into a single discipline, our Fire Safety Engineering master’s degree meets the challenge of modern industrial needs.

Why study with us

  • The course is fully accredited by the Energy Institute (EI). They play an active part in ensuring the course is developed to meet professional needs.
  • Graduates have become leaders in a range of backgrounds from fire services to civil engineering to safety management.
  • This course is supported by an established research base (Centre for Research in Fire and Hazards Science) which builds on the training and educational programmes offered by the Institution of Fire Engineers.

What you’ll do

  • This course is underpinned by the Research Centre in Fire and Hazards and benefits from the dedicated fire laboratories including equipment for small and intermediate scale facilities.
  • To enhance your work experience you will have an opportunity to undertake a professional placement as part your MSc.
  • You’ll carry out project work, which will facilitate dialogue between the Fire Engineer and other members of the design and management teams.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Study in our Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC)

During your studies with us you’ll benefit from our new £35 million EIC building which provides an integrated teaching space in state-of-the-art facilities.

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Academic expertise

Tracy Bradford
Senior Lecturer in Fire Safety engineering
Simon Cable
Senior Lecturer Fire Safety Fire Protection
Dr Tony Graham
Senior Lecturer in Fire Engineering


Future careers

Recent graduates have become leaders in a range of professions, from fire services to civil engineering to safety management.

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How to apply

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,000 per year
Sandwich year£2,500 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,000 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

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