Fire Safety Engineering

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Fire Safety Engineering
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY_CFIRE_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact Admission staff:
T: +353 (0)74 918 6000
Qualification Letters B.Sc. (Hons)
Duration 1 year full-time add-on
Entry Requirements

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- Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor of Science (level 7) qualification with 180 ECTS credits and appropriate learning outcomes in a construction technology or related discipline.

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Number of Places 20
Course Content

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This Bachelor of Science in Fire Safety Engineering (Level 8) is a unique add-on programme where you will study a range of mainstream and specialised fire technology subjects. The programme is designed with the needs of modern...

Subjects Taught Semester Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits Hours Per Week

Year 4
Semester 7
• Fire Safety Design Mandatory 10 6
• Fire Dynamics Mandatory 10 6
• Quantitative Risk Analysis Mandatory 5 3
• Research Report Mandatory 5 3

Semester 8
• Human Behaviour in Fire Mandatory 5 4
• Fire Safety Management Mandatory 5 3
• Fire Protection Systems Mandatory 10 6
• Fire Project Mandatory 10 6
Careers or Further Progression Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
• Masters degree by research
• Masters degree at other institutes or universities

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
• Fire Safety Engineering Consultancy
• Local Authority
• Public Sector - Health, Prisons etc
• Architecture

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
• Fire Technologist
• Fire Safety Engineer
Further Enquiries Further Information
Anne Boner
Head of Department
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6403
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