Fire Engineering

firefighters silhouette by large fire

UC is one of just two Universities in the Southern Hemisphere offering postgraduate study in Fire Engineering.


Programme structure

See our Fire engineering programme structure for information on how to structure your qualification.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement into the postgraduate programme is a generally a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Chemical, Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.


The department is involved in extensive fire research. See our research pages for details.

For all enquiries please contact:

Charles Fleischmann

On sabbatical until Jan 2020
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E401
Internal Phone: 95072

Anthony Abu

Senior Lecturer
NZFS Commission Senior Lecturer in Structural Fire Engineering, Director of Studies (Fire Engineering)
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E411
Internal Phone: 94167

Daniel Nilsson

Director of Studies, Fire Engineering
Internal Phone: 90329