Master of Engineering Technology (Mining Engineering)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

This is a professionally orientated program that provides students with the knowledge and skills that are necessary to obtain employment as an engineer and to be admitted as a Member with Engineers Australia. The program also serves as a preparation for further graduate studies in technology, business administration and other areas. Specifically the program provides students with advanced studies in Mining Engineering. The specialised education gained in this program will allow students to seek employment in the highest levels of the mining industry. As a Professional Mining Engineer they will oversee teams of engineering technologists and skilled trade staff to construct the designs that they have created. Students will work at a theoretical level to isolate, analyse and define a required engineering outcome. Mining Engineers work in all parts of the industry from feasibility studies through to mine design, to managing actual production and sales and are in high demand in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region. The broad education offered at FedUni also enables students to find employment in a wide range of resource related industries, including consulting.


15 courses, a total of 240 credit points


  • Engineering-mining

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of a recognised 3 or 4 year Engineering bachelor degree in the relevant specialisation (major field) with credit average, awarded by an Australian university, or a recognised overseas equivalent. Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 6.0
  • With no individual band score less than 6.0, or equivalent.


This program is fully accredited by Engineers Australia.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $58,400
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $58,400
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time years

Further information

Acceptance is subject to the following conditions: have achieved at least a Grade Point Average of 5 (or equivalent for international students) in the last 2 years of an undergraduate programs without fails (those with fail course(s) will be assessed on a case by case basis); apply to enrol only in a stream (or discipline) which matches the stream (or discipline) in which students obtained their Bachelor degree/s. This is stipulated by the regulations set by the accrediting professional body (EA).

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