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Fire and Safety Engineering

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

12 months
Duration
682 USD/credit 20460 USD/year
682 USD/credit 20460 USD/year
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About

Fire and Safety Engineering programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University concentrates on fundamental analysis and the development of fire and safety science and engineering concepts. 

Overview

Programme Aims

We enhance the professional knowledge and skills of students in fire and safety engineering, and develop their learning attitudes, study skills, and intellectual and imaginative powers. 

Fire and Safety Engineering programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University  concentrates on fundamental analysis and the development of fire and safety science and engineering concepts. It also advances quality teaching in the new topic of engineering performance-based fire codes. In safety engineering, the focus is on improving the safety of buildings. Accident prevention, hazard assessment, risk analysis, safety management and auditing, and safety in construction sites are also covered. The programme caters not only for graduates and professionals in building services engineering, but also for those in the broader industry sectors of construction, architecture, surveying and applied sciences.

Characteristics

We offer in-depth knowledge of fire and safety engineering. Students take subjects that are related to general building services engineering practices and come to appreciate how fire and safety designs are integrated into buildings. This programme also helps students to develop research techniques and critical thinking skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fire Modelling
  • Fire Safety Management
  • Engineering Performance-based Fire Codes
  • Fire Engineering Systems
  • Building Fire Safety Design
  • Fire Hazard Assessment
  • Risk Analysis
  • Safety Management
  • Safety Auditing
  • Accident Prevention

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • As for the Master's degree or Postgraduate Diploma, the basic requirement is a Bachelor's degree from an institution that is recognised by PolyU. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 682 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 682 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • HK$5,300 per credit for local and non-local students

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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