This broad-based programme, which is equivalent to one year’s full-time study, is intended for holders of Bachelor’s degree in Fire Engineering or other related disciplines with an aim to provide an integrated programme of broadening of studies in a quality environment.
The level of education provided by the programme is appropriate to those students who hold senior positions within the fire-related professions. Throughout the programme, emphasis will be placed on self-motivation, independent and critical thinking, and analytical ability.
Professional Recognitions: A well-established articulation to become professional engineers and obtain professional recognitions (CEng / MHKIE)
- Alumni Networks: Over 1,000 UCLan fire programme graduates successfully completed their studies of MSC/BEng/FDSc 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)]
- eaching 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
Master of Science (MSc) in Fire Safety Engineering is an exempted programme under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (ref. number:451312). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this programme may lead.
The MSc in Fire Safety Engineering of UCLan is accredited by the Energy Institute (EI) on behalf of the Engineering Council as further learning for the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.
The BEng (Hons) Fire Engineering of UCLan PLUS MSc in Fire Safety Engineering of UCLan are accredited by the Energy Institute (EI) on behalf of the Engineering Council (EC) for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.
Graduates of BEng (Hons) Fire Engineering PLUS MSc in Fire Safety Engineering awarded by UCLan can fulfill the academic requirement for the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) membership in fire discipline was accredited and will conduct reaccreditation process.
UK programmes have been re-accredited by Energy Institute in UK and Hong Kong programmes are waiting for the Energy Institute’s re-accreditation visit.
The programme will be delivered by academic staff from UCLan, local academics and practitioners. The curriculum has been designed to provide a logical and planned development from fundamental principles to specific applications, with an increasing level of integration between the components. The MSc programme includes 8 modules (7 modules and a dissertation) spread over two years.
Holders of Bachelor's degree in Fire Engineering, Building Engineering or other related disciplines.
Applicants whose undergraduate qualifications were not taught and assessed in English may be required to demonstrate their English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5.
*Interview / Written Test may be arranged for applicants.
Students who wish to apply for 5% discount from the first instalment of 2022-2023 have to submit a copy of valid proof of IFE membership to Miss Leung at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 24 June 2022. Submission of valid proof of IFE membership during the period of 25 June 2022 to 31 October 2022 will fall into the final round process with discount effective starting from the second instalment of 2022-2023. All submission of valid proof of IFE membership after 31 October 2022 will not be handled.
The Universities have been monitoring the development of the pandemic closely since 2020 and the modes/schedules/methods of teaching and assessment arrangements may be changed subject to the prevailing government policies and university regulations.
Each taught module comprises 36 hours of face-to-face teaching delivered by a combination of UK instructors and/or local instructors plus on-line learning. Each meeting will normally last for 3 hours. Modules delivered by UK instructors will be conducted intensively over 2 weeks while those delivered by local instructors will be evenly spread over in a regular part-time mode in the evenings and weekends.
In addition to the formal contact time, students will be expected to contribute a significant amount of individual study time to background reading, research and completion of other modes of learning support activities.