UniversityUniversity of Canterbury
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
University of Canterbury
Fire engineers specialise in the application of science and engineering principles to protect people and their environment from destructive fire.
The Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering is open to graduates from relevant branches of engineering and covers all aspects of fire safety in buildings and other structures, human safety and risk assessment.
Some courses are offered in blocks and online learning software allows for flexible programmes of study. Students also complete a thesis or project.
How do I plan my degree?
The MEFE is made up of six courses and a thesis.
A Doctor of Philosophy in Fire Engineering is also available.
Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, possible into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.
Start date: Monthly by arrangement with supervisor
You must normally have completed one of the following:
You must have completed both the academic and non-academic requirements of your prerequisite degree. This includes practical work days, work reports, a workshop training course, and a first aid certificate. The programme of study must be approved.
Applicants must also satisfy our English language entry requirements:
Applications for admission are considered twice each year (June and December) for studies commencing in February of the following year. Numbers are limited each year. Applications received during the year will be considered in the next application round. It is recommended that international students apply by June.