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The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), through the School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE), City University of Hong Kong (CityU), is offering a part-time programme leading to the award of Foundation degree in Science in Fire Safety Engineering. 


  • Professional Recognitions: A well-established articulation to BEng and MSc programme to become professional engineers and obtain professional recognitions (CEng / MHKIE).
  • Alumni Networks: Over 1,000 UCLan fire programme graduates successfully completed their studies through CityU SCOPE in the past 10 years
  • Enrichment of Students’ Academic Knowledge: Strengthening students’ knowledge and competency in the science of fire engineering
  • Enhancement of Students’ Employability: Meeting the training need on fire engineering in major disciplines such as Building Services Engineering, Building Engineering, Civil Engineering and Architectural Studies
  • External Professional Supports: The programmes are supported by The Institution of Fire Engineers (HK Branch) [IFE(HK Branch)]
  • Teaching and Learning Supports: Students can access to CityU Library, CityU Computing Services Centre and SCOPE Resources Centre with dedicated collections on fire engineering
  • Financial Supports to Industry Practitioners: A 5% discount on the programme fee of non-CEF reimbursable modules offered to all paid-up IFE (HK Branch) Members


The above course is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (reference number 451419). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualifications to which the course may lead.