Master of Philosophy - Mining and Metallurgical Engineering (By Research)

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

This research program develops, through the conduct of a supervised research project in any area of mining engineering, the ability to contribute to the knowledge and practice of engineering. At the completion of the project, the candidate submits a written thesis presenting the results of the work and discussing the significance of them for the pertinent field of engineering. The degree is awarded upon the favourable recommendation of examiners appointed to assess the thesis.


This program has a Thesis Research core unit. This program is studied as a research degree. The content of the degree should be determined in consultation with the postgraduate coordinator.


  • Engineering-mining and metallurgical

Standard entry requirements

  • Recognised Bachelor of Engineering at honours standard
  • The School is prepared to consider applications from other well qualified honours graduates in science who are able to present acceptable evidence of promise to undertake research projects. In such cases, admission may be granted by the Western Australian School of Mines Graduate Studies Committee, but may also be subject to successful completion of a prescribed qualifying program.

Study pathways

Applications for Credit for Recognised Learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Kalgoorlie International: $77,200 No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Curtin Course Code: MR-MNMETE

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