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University of Central Lancashire

Fire Safety (Engineering) (Top-up)

UCAS Code: H122

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


HND (BTEC)

P

Relevant subject required, and a relevant scientific or engineering background.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Fire safety engineering

If you’re an engineer qualified to Higher National or Foundation Degree level and are seeking to develop expertise in the application of scientific, engineering and technological principles and tools to resolve design problems in fire and fire safety applications, then this top-up course is for you. 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, so the ability to solve the problems of fire prevention and control is ever increasing. Fire Safety Engineering is ideal if you are aiming for a senior role after graduation in safety design or want to become a fire safety engineer.

Students are encouraged to seek summer placements within supporting fire industries and every effort is made to assist in this important aspect of development and service integration. International opportunities include travel and work placement with ‘Operation Florian’ which is a charitable organisation working to improve fire service infrastructures in countries where they are lacking. Recent deployments have been to Zimbabwe.

There is the potential for international exchange visits with other universities or with international fire safety companies, especially construction-based companies.

Some of our graduates have entered leading fire engineering consulting firms such as, Buro Happold, ARUP, Warrington Exova and various Fire and Rescue Services around the UK and internationally.

Modules

Semester 1: Enclosure Fire Dynamics, Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Investigation, Probabilistic Risk Analysis, Engineering Design Project, Fire Science Dissertation

Semester 2: Enclosure Fire Dynamics, Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Investigation, Probabilistic Risk Analysis, Engineering Design Project,
Fire Science Dissertation

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Central Lancashire

Department:

School of Engineering

TEF rating:
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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

70%
UK students
30%
International students
90%
Male students
10%
Female students
34%
2:1 or above
6%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
E

After graduation


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Fire safety engineering

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£25,000
med
Average annual salary
98%
high
Employed or in further education
88%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

65%
Engineering professionals
8%
Protective service occupations
8%
Information technology and telecommunications professionals

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