With the growing need to understand fire safety engineering principles, this course is relevant to professionals developing alternative solutions using the National Construction Code (NCC) – Australian Building Codes Board and the Fire Engineering Guidelines.
This program provides the special skills and knowledge to develop, assess and evaluate fire safety engineering solutions for built environment.
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Fire safety engineering at Western
Western Sydney University Fire Safety Engineering courses have nearly two decades of history and are well recognised by the building industry nationally and internationally.
In the Graduate Diploma in Fire Safety Engineering, you will gain an understanding of fire engineering principles and fire safety design. This relates to professionals assessing alternative fire safety solutions, where the performance-based Building Code of Australia and the Fire Engineering Guidelines have been used.
Fees and delivery
This course is only available to domestic students. Unfortunately,
student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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With a degree in fire safety engineering, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Fire Safety Engineer
- Fire Safety Project Manager
- Fire Safety Inspector
Fire Safety Engineer
Fire Safety Engineers research the causes of fires, determine fire protection methods, and design or recommend materials or equipment to assist organisations in safeguarding life and property against fire, explosion, and related hazards.
Fire Safety Inspector
Fire Safety Inspectors play a vital role in keeping people, buildings and other structures safe. You will conduct site inspections, search for hazards, test alarms and other fire protection equipment and review emergency evacuation plans to ensure they confirm to regulations.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.