UniversityUniversity of Canterbury
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Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
University of Canterbury
The Master of Engineering Studies caters for professional engineers seeking advanced technical training and is a taught master's degree with no thesis requirement. The MEngSt comprises a combination of 400 and 600-level courses that enables candidates to study a broad range of topics in their general area of expertise.
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 MEngSt is made up of 120 points:
Doctor of Philosophy
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 will need to have completed one of the following:
Relevance and standard of previous study is the main criteria for approval.
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:
Application deadline: At least 6 months before the planned start date.