MSc

Fire Safety Engineering

Duration
1 Year
Start
September 2024
Delivery
Campus Taught

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.
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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.

Modules

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.

100%Face-to-face

Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

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

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Tracy Bradford
Senior Lecturer in Fire Safety engineering
School of Engineering and Computing

Tracy is a Senior Lecturer in Fire Safety Engineering and Course Leader for MEng / BEng (Hons) Fire Engineering. Tracy teaches on a wide range of fire modules covering aspects of fire science, chemistry, physics and human behaviour. Tracy's current areas of interest are human b…

Simon Cable
Senior Lecturer Fire Safety Fire Protection
School of Engineering and Computing

Simon is a Senior Lecturer specialising in fire safety and health and safety. He served in the Fire and Rescue Service for over 36 years in a number of specialist roles. Simon has extensive industry experience in a wide range of issues including technical fire safety, strategic a…

Accreditations

  • 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.

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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Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
Full-time£9,000 per year
Sandwich year£2,500 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,000 per 20 credits
International
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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