Fire and Safety

Designed to recruit bright talent into the services, our accredited Fire and Safety courses are a combination of academic study with practical hands-on training. 

They demonstrate a strong, well-coordinated research link, which contributes strongly to the relevance and currency of the content. You’ll benefit from significant investment in the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available through our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre located within one of the most intense engineering and manufacturing areas in the UK.

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Why study with us

  • You’ll have access to excellent facilities including new, purpose-built fire laboratories, and get the chance to experience hands-on fire-fighting.

  • You’ll have international opportunities, including travel and work placement with ‘Operation Florian’ - a charitable organisation working to improve fire service infrastructures.

  • Benefit from significant investment in the latest high quality equipment and facilities available through our new £35 million Engineering Innovation Centre.
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Careers in fire and safety

After your degree, you work in various areas to determine the causes and effects of a fire and fire damage. You could also find yourself working with architects to ensure fire protection and develop escape routes in buildings. The scope of careers means you'll have opportunities to work in science, technology, law, management or research. 

Future careers in fire and safety

  • Fire Engineer
  • Fire Investigator
  • Firefighter
  • Fire Safety Consultant
  • Fire Safety Officer
  • Fire Risk Assessor
  • Fire Protection Design Engineer
  • Fire Sprinkler Designer

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Meet the team

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