Master of Engineering Technology - Mining

Federation University Australia

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $50,400
International: $57,600

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.


15 courses, a total of 240 credit points

Subjects you can Study:


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).


This program is fully accredited by Engineers Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Related Careers:

Mining Engineer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info Yes Full time 2 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No info Yes Part time 4 years

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is one of the country’s leading universities, with an enviable reputation for teaching excellence and graduate employment rates.

Headquartered in regional Victoria, with campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland, the Wimmera and Berwick in Melbourne, FedUni’s standing is based on nearly 150 years of education delivery.

A new Berwick Campus caters for the growing south-east Melbourne area, while a new Brisbane Campus and student support centre in Malaysia cater to the international student market.

FedUni embraces the freedom and dynamism that come from being a progressive university with close links to industry, business, communities and technology.

It is also recognised as a welcoming and friendly university, with students drawn from regional centres and metropolitan cities as well as from overseas.

Known for its supportive, inclusive environment, FedUni offers affordable study options (including online), learning assistance to help you stay at uni, small class sizes, friendly staff and accessible academic support. We are also one of few universities that offer free on-campus parking for students.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. The university places great emphasis on the quality of its teaching and learning, the student experience, and importantly, employability once you have graduated.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a range of programs through higher education and TAFE, and have the ability to find the right pathway for your success.

Facilities such as the Nanya Environmental Research Station in western New South Wales and the Manufacturing and Industry Skills Centre in central Ballarat anchor the range of programs that FedUni delivers.

The university’s Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP) is recognised as Australia’s premier sports injury prevention research centre. It is one of only four such centres worldwide to be selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a member of the IOC Medical Research Network.

FedUni also hosts Australia’s largest regional technology park — accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM — where FedUni IT students are engaged in the ‘earn as you learn’ program, earning a wage as part of their studies.

The University’s Arts Academy in Ballarat and the Gippsland Centre for Art and Design are a major provider of performing arts, music theatre and art programs.

The University is constantly adding to its list of programs and courses across its faculties and campuses, with criminology, outdoor environmental education and the nation’s first nature pedagogy course among more recent offerings.

The University’s Gippsland campus offers a range of exciting programs. An easy drive from Melbourne and located within easy walking distance of the town of Churchill, it offers the benefits of a regional lifestyle with city access.

Our Wimmera campus also provides a wide range of programs for students throughout Horsham, Ararat, Stawell and western Victoria.

Other features of our campuses include art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, a golf course and childcare facilities. 

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