The University of Edinburgh
International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering MSc
The University of Edinburgh

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Accounting

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Finance, Banking, Corporate Finance, Fintech at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £29500 £39500
25-75 percentile range £21000 - £30000 £23500 - £34000 £29500 - £48000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Accounting

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24406 £24662 £30689
25-75 percentile range £21389 - £28940 £19296 - £31978 £22604 - £41672

Course Description

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 five associated partners where students can perform thesis research:

  • The University of Queensland, Australia

  • ETH Zurich, Switzerland

  • The University of Maryland, United States of America

  • The University of Science and Technology of China, China

  • Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain

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.

The IMFSE programme offers several scholarships co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union every year. In addition, IMFSE is very pleased to offer full and partial scholarships enabled by the financial contribution of the following companies and associations. So far, 30 IMFSE students have already benefited from this mechanism.

  • IFIC Forensics

  • NFPA

  • GAE Engineering

  • Kingspan

  • Promat

  • FPC Risk

  • BRE

  • Fire Engineered Solutions Ghent

  • OFR Consultants

  • Basler & Hofmann

  • Jensen Hughes

  • Rockwool

  • DBI

  • EHR S. A.

  • Modern Building Alliance

Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Association of International Accountants (AIA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the EFMD Quality Improvement System.

Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering MSc at The University of Edinburgh

75% Media Professionals
25% Teaching Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of The University of Edinburgh in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of The University of Edinburgh in related subject specific rankings.

Engineering

    • #1 
    • #159 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 38 university rankings of The University of Edinburgh

About The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is located in the Scottish city of the same name, and is one of the oldest universities in the entire United Kingdom, having opened in the year 1583. The university enjoys a strong reputation for its contributions to international research efforts, which is reflected in their inclusion in the Russell Group, Universitas 21, and Una Europa. Edinburgh offers its residents a historic yet modern city, with a lively nightlife scene, reliable public transport, and friendly locals.

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