CAO Code LY508
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)

Fire Safety Engineering

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

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 built into design and construction at the planning stage, and where saving lives starts.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Fire Technology 1 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Construction Technology 1 Mandatory 5 4
Physics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Technical Writing & Communication Mandatory 5 3
Elementary CAD Mandatory 5 4
2 Land Surveying & GIS Mandatory 5 4
Building Services 1 Mandatory 5 4
Construction Technology 2 Mandatory 5 4
Physics 2 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 2 Mandatory 5 4
Fire Technology 2 Mandatory 5 5
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Mathematics 3 Mandatory 5 4
Advanced Construction Technology Mandatory 5 5
Measurement & Construction Economics Mandatory 5 4
Fluid & Thermo Dynamics I Mandatory 5 5
Structural Design & Materials Mandatory 5 4
Fire Technology 3 Mandatory 5 5
4 Mathematics 4 Mandatory 5 4
Building Services 2 Mandatory 5 4
Fluids & Thermo-dynamics 2 Mandatory 5 4
Site Organisation Mandatory 5 4
Fire Science Mandatory 10 6
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Fire Safety Design Mandatory 10 6
Fire Dynamics Mandatory 10 6
Fire Safety Operations Mandatory 5 3
Mathematics 5 Mandatory 5 4
6 Mathematics 6 Mandatory 5 4
Fire Design Project Mandatory 5 4
Fire Protection Systems Mandatory 10 6
Work Placement Mandatory 10 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Dissertation Proposal Mandatory 5 3
Applications of Fire Safety Engineering Principles Mandatory 10 6
Construction Law & Professional Ethics Mandatory 5 4
Fire Modelling and Reliability Engineering Mandatory 10 6
8 Human Behaviour in Fire Mandatory 5 4
Fire Safety Management Mandatory 5 3
Structural Fire Engineering Mandatory 10 6
Dissertation Mandatory 10 4

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Masters degree by research
  • Masters degree at other institutes or universities

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Contact
Anne Boner
Head of Department

Email: Anne.Boner@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6403

School and Department
Department of Civil Engineering & Construction
School of Engineering