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MSc Fire and Explosion Engineering


Course Description

In just a brief duration of time - in a few minutes or even in a fraction of a second - a fire or an explosion can have catastrophic consequences in residential buildings or in industrial plant. In UK alone, hundreds get killed and tens of thousands are injured every year. Some single incidents cost millions of pounds, the total monetary cost of fire and explosions in the UK is estimated at £12 billion per year or approximately 1% of GDP.

This course offers students from diverse academic backgrounds advanced training in the field of Fire and Explosion Engineering for those wishing to embark on a career, or further develop their career, in the industry. Particular emphasis is placed on fire and explosion protection systems within a legislative framework that is complex and fast-changing.Core modules will cover both foundation and advanced aspects of fire and explosion engineering, from the factors that influence flame spread to the latest research in explosion prediction. You’ll also gain a firm grounding in fire safety design and have the chance to design a fire protection system for a complex building.

Visit the MSc Fire and Explosion Engineering page on the University of Leeds website for more details!

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First Class Scholarship (International applicants) - 20+ Awards

This is an automatic scholarship awarded on condition of you achieving a first class degree, or equivalent. Applicants must be self-funding, full time, classified as international for tuition fee purposes and not be in receipt of any other University of Leeds award.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,000

Eligibility

Any international applicant who has been offered a place on any of the postgraduate masters courses within the:- School of Civil Engineering
- School of Mechanical Engineering
- School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering (the applicant must also be liable to pay full fees at the international rate of £16,800 and not be in receipt of any other University of Leeds award).

Application Procedure

No deadline - automatic

Further Information

http://www.engineering.leeds.ac.uk/faculty/postgraduate/masters-courses/fees-scholarships/index.shtml


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Alumni Bursary - 20+ Awards

The University will pay 10% of your fees for each year of the course. If no fees paid then no bursary is awarded. This bursary is open to students who are commencing their studies from September 2013 and can not be awarded retrospectively. To receive this bursary you must not be in receipt of any other Faculty of Engineering award or scholarship.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10% of your fees for each year of the course

Eligibility

Any former student of the University of Leeds who studies a postgraduate qualification in the Faculty of Engineering.

Application Procedure

This is an automatic bursary but you have to inform us and provide evidence that you are former students of the University of Leeds.

Further Information

http://www.engineering.leeds.ac.uk/faculty/postgraduate/masters-courses/fees-scholarships/index.shtml


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First Class Scholarship (Home/EU applicants) - 20+ Awards

This is an automatic scholarship awarded on condition of you achieving a first class degree, or equivalent. Applicants must be self-funding, classified as home/EU for tuition fee purposes and not be in receipt of any other University of Leeds award.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1,000

Eligibility

Any home/EU applicant who has been offered a place to study on any of the postgraduate masters courses within the Faculty of Engineering.

Application Procedure

No deadline - automatic

Further Information

http://www.engineering.leeds.ac.uk/faculty/postgraduate/masters-courses/fees-scholarships/index.shtml



Entry Requirements

A minimum of a UK second class (2:2) honours degree or equivalent, in an engineering, physical science or mathematics discipline. Non-graduate applicants may be considered if they have sufficient relevant professional experience or qualifications.

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