Fire Safety Engineering
Combined into a single discipline, our Fire Safety Engineering master’s degree meets the challenge of modern industrial needs and is fully accredited by two professional institutions.
This postgraduate degree emphasises Fire Safety Engineering in the context of buildings and infrastructure and is designed for those who will eventually hold senior positions within the fire-related professions.
This involves skills and knowledge crossing all areas of learning including fire chemistry, physics of heat transfer, biology and toxicity, structures, law and legislation, environmental impact, risk management and design.
Why study with us
- The course is fully accredited by two professional institutions (EI and IFE) that 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.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
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.Find out more
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- 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."
- 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.
Recent graduates have become leaders in a range of professions, from fire services to civil engineering to safety management.
he range of employment opportunities for MSc Fire Safety Engineering graduates is very wide. The design and safety of buildings for industrial and commercial use is becoming more complex due to the ever-increasing awareness of health and safety needs in the working environment.
Therefore an ability to solve the problems of fire prevention and control is desirable. The course is intended to provide both skills and knowledge relevant to the management of private and public sector services.
Fees and Funding
Scholarships and Bursaries
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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This course is based in the School of Engineering located in the Faculty of Science and Technology
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