Professional recognition of the Fire Safety Engineering program

The BEng-MEng (Civil and Fire Safety) program at The University of Queensland (UQ) has received FULL ACCREDITATION from Engineers Australia. This accreditation ensures that the Fire Safety Engineering program at UQ consistently meets the highest national and international educational and industry benchmarks. Past and future fire safety engineering graduates of the program are assured membership with Engineers Australia in the relevant membership grade and occupational category.

Engineers Australia is a signatory to the Washington Accord, which permits graduates to work in various countries across the world: USA, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Canada, South Africa, China, Chinese Taipei, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Turkey.

The BEng-MEng (Civil and Fire Safety) combines our undergraduate engineering program with master’s level coursework and research. Fire Safety influences almost every aspect of our built environment, from the design of industrial facilities and skyscrapers to the specific materials chosen to create cars and aeroplanes. The Civil and Fire Safety Engineering major combines civil engineering courses with the specialist study of fire safety engineering. Current BEng (Civil) can transfer into the BEng-MEng program after completing 16 units of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

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