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University of Edinburgh: International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Engineering
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
Study type Taught

Summary

The International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering (IMFSE) is a two-year educational programme in the Erasmus+ framework.

This masters programme is jointly offered by the following three full partner universities:

  • The University of Edinburgh, UK

  • Ghent University, Belgium (coordinator)

  • Lund University, Sweden

Additionally, there are three associated partners where students can perform thesis research:

  • The University of Queensland, Australia

  • ETH Zurich, Switzerland

  • The University of Maryland, United States of America

Classes in Edinburgh focus on fire dynamics, fire safety engineering and structural design for fire. Classes in Ghent have a more general fire safety engineering focus. Classes in Lund emphasise enclosure fire dynamics, risk analysis and human behaviour.

The Fire Group at the University of Edinburgh hosts bespoke equipment to support groundbreaking research and teaching, with combined thermal and mechanical loading and use of the latest image analysis techniques.

IMFSE is very pleased to involved 15 industrial partners as official sponsors. With their annual financial contributions, it has been made possible to create the IMFSE Sponsorship Consortium, which awards IMFSE students with full or partial scholarships. The current sponsors are:

  • Arup

  • IFIC Forensics

  • NFPA

  • GAE Engineering

  • Kingspan

  • WSP

  • Promat

  • FPC

  • BRE

  • Fire Engineered Solutions Ghent

  • OFR Consultants

  • Basler & Hofmann

  • Jensen Hughes

  • Rockwool

  • DBI

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