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Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering
Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering

Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering

  • ID:UC640100
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Month:$4,812.50
  • LivingFee/Month:$1,406.50
  • InsuranceFee/Month:$50.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$4,812.50
  • LivingFee/Month:$1,406.50
  • InsuranceFee/Month:$50.00
Estimated Total/program:
$100,304.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

Students must normally have completed one of the following:

  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours with First or Second Class Honours
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering with a GPA of 5 or more
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in appropriate subjects.

Students wishing to enrol in postgraduate study must have completed both the academic and non-academic requirements of the prerequisite degree. This includes practical work days, work reports, a workshop training course, and a first aid certificate.

English requirements

  • IELTS: Academic with an average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 90, with at least 19 in reading, writing and listening. Please note UC only accepts TOEFL iBT scores from a single test date, not MyBest scores.
  • TOEFL PBT: With a minimum score of 575 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5
  • CCEL EAP: Level 2 with a minimum C+ grade
  • CAE or CPE: minimum score of 176 with at least 169 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50
  • NZCEL:  Level 5

Course Information

  • 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.

UC is ranked 8th in the world for Civil Engineering (Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2019), and in the top 100 universities in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019).

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Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

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