Engineering - Fire Safety Engineering

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Engineering - Fire Safety Engineering
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY508
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Duration 4 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Minimum Six O6/H7
Maths O6/H7
English or Irish O6/H7
At least two H5

Results from Bunleibhéal Gaeilge do not meet the entry requirements.

Foundation Maths
Foundation maths at and above grade F2 (80%) will meet t...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
The LCVP link units are considered as a single subject that may be counted towards matriculation and points are awarded as follows:

LCVP Grade Points from 2017 onward
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET Level 5 Awards (Formerly FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award. A record achievement, a minor award or a components award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. Additional specific requirements apply to some courses.

Q...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are applying for first year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1 January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”. The term “Mature Applicant” is not used for those applying for entry to year 2 or higher.
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Alternative Entry Go to: https://www.lyit.ie/Study-at-LYIT/International-Students/How-to-Apply for further information.
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 20
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Is this course for you?
Fire safety engineering is a broad discipline which covers a wide range of areas such as fire prevention, detection, escape, suppression and control. Major tragedies such as the Grenfell Tower in London or domestic fires in ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
Year 1
Semester 1
• Fire Technology 1 (M)
• Construction Technology 1 (M)
• Elementary CAD (M)
• Mathematics 1 (M)
• Physics 1 (M)
• Technical Writing & Communication (E)
• Land Surveying & GIS (E)

Semester 2
• Fire Te...

Careers or Further Progression Career opportunities
Successful graduates find themselves working in the following sectors:
• Fire Safety Engineering Consultancy
• Local Authority – Fire Service, Planning
• Public Sector – Health, Prisons, Airports
• Architecture

Graduate careers typically include:
• Fire Safety Engineer
• Fire Officer

Follow-on courses
• Masters degree (by research) at LYIT or elsewhere
• Masters degrees in other institutes and universities at home and abroad.
Further Enquiries Department Administration
Telephone: (074) 918 6410/6406
Head of Department: Anne Boner
Telephone: (074) 918 6403
Email: anne.boner@lyit.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2018 242
2017 244
2016 220