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BSc (Hons)

Fire & Leadership Studies (with Foundation Year)

Duration
4 years
Start
September 2024
UCAS Code
F745
Delivery
In-person

Fire and Leadership Studies is the result of a unique, pioneering collaboration with the fire and rescue services, it recruits bright talent to the services and fast tracks you to senior positions.

Why study with us

  • The course is supported by an industrial liaison group, which reviews and inputs into the course to ensure it meets fire industry needs.
  • An operational module is delivered in cooperation with Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service so you’ll learn from their expertise.
  • There’s a part-time option for serving officers. This also means full-time students benefit from learning alongside experienced operational firefighters.
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What you'll do

  • Access to Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s internationally renowned training and fire investigation facilities.
  • You’ll have international opportunities including travel and work placement with Operation Florian, a charitable organisation.
  • Time is spent within services carrying out community fire safety education to the public. 

Modules

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.

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Gain real work experience through industrial placements

You can take a one-year industrial placement during your studies to increase your employability. Most placements are UK-based, but opportunities exist for global placements.

Future Careers

If you’re looking for a rewarding career in local authority fire and rescue services, this is an excellent route to take. Whilst not guaranteeing entry, you’ll have the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a progressive career. 

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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Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 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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