The University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mining) / Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

This double degree program combines the disciplines of mining engineering and mathematical and computer sciences, allowing students to study towards two degrees simultaneously. In this program, students study the concepts of mining engineering with a range of mathematics, statistics and computer science courses. Mining engineers are concerned with the extraction and processing of ores from the earth that contain valuable minerals or metals. With designated courses from both disciplines counted towards the degree, the program can typically be completed in five years (full-time), compared with seven years if undertaken separately. Combining two areas of study offers graduates not only a more diverse experience at university, but also greater scope of career prospects and a competitive edge in the job market.


Students are required to complete 6 weeks of approved work experience as part of the engineering academic program.


  • Applied mathematics
  • Computer science
  • Engineering-mining
  • Engineering- mine automation
  • Mathematical physics
  • Mathematical sciences
  • Pure mathematics
  • Statistics

Standard entry requirements

  • Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods and Physics plus one of Specialist Mathematics or Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate: either Mathematics (HL grade 3) and Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3)
  • Or Chemistry (SL grade 4/HL grade 3), Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3) and Mathematics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3). If Stage 2 studies were undertaken prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was known as Mathematical Studies.


Graduates of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mining) qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $222,500
  • ATAR: 80

Further information

At the end of the double degree, students will graduate with two separate parchments; one for each degree.

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