BEng (with Honors) in Fire Safety Engineering

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Start dates: September

  • Duration: 4 years

  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time

  • Hours: Daytime

  • Enrollment Fee: From € 10,000 / year

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Our Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Fire Safety Engineering is a broad discipline covering a wide range of areas including fire prevention, detection, escape, suppression and control. It’s where fire safety is integrated into design and construction at the planning stage, and where it starts saving lives.

Program structure

Semester 1:

  • Fire fighting technology 1
  • Mathematics 1
  • Construction technology 1
  • Physics 1
  • Technical writing and communication
  • Elementary CAD

Semester 2:

  • Surveying and GIS
  • Construction services 1
  • Construction technology 2
  • Physics 2
  • Mathematics 2
  • Fire fighting technology 2

Semester 3:

  • Math 4
  • Construction services 2
  • Fluids and thermodynamics 2
  • Site organization
  • Fire Science

Semester 4:

  • Website performance
  • Talent management
  • Generating consumer knowledge
  • User experience and design thinking

Semester 5:

  • Fire safety design
  • Dynamics of fire
  • Fire safety operations
  • Math 5

Semester 6:

  • Math 6
  • Fire design project
  • Fire protection systems
  • Job position

Semester 7:

  • Dissertation proposal
  • Applications of fire safety engineering principles
  • Construction law and professional ethics
  • Reliability engineering and fire modeling

Semester 8:

  • Human behavior in fire
  • Fire safety management
  • Structural fire fighting engineering
  • Dissertation

Career opportunities

The main employers are:

  • Fire safety engineering consulting
  • Local authorities: fire service, etc.
  • Public sector
  • Architectural practice

Main Positions:

  • Fire Safety Engineer

Admission requirements

Minimum access requirements

End of studies certificate

  • Minimum six O6 / H7
  • English or Irish O6 / H7
  • Mathematics O6 / H7
  • At least two H5

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Letterkenny Institute of Technology

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