The University of Adelaide

Master of Engineering - Mining

The University of Adelaide

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

Mining engineers work with all aspects of ore extraction and processing. They gather valuable minerals or metals and provide a backbone industry for our society.This intensive degree is suited to high-achieving engineering graduates, as well as engineers with relevant work experience. It is fully accredited by Engineers Australia.What will you do?Our Master of Engineering (Mining) comprises a foundation year and an advanced studies year. You will:study geomechanics, geotechnical engineering and geostatisticsbuild skills in mine design, modelling and simulationconduct risk and uncertainty analysesexplore mine management, planning and sustainable practicespursue specialist topics according to your interests and career goalsundertake a significant research project.To stay in the program, you'll need to maintain a high grade point average. An exit path will be available if you're only completing the foundation year. In this case you'll receive a graduate diploma.

Designed for

Engineering graduates who wish to extend their knowledge of their given discipline

Structure

This 48-unit program comprises 12 units of core courses, 12 units of foundation courses, 12 units of advanced technical coursework and a project to the value of 12 units, which introduces candidates to research. Graduates of a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Adelaide or another institution whose program is equivalent to an AQF level 8 honours program, and accredited under the Washington Accord will be eligible to be considered for credit allowing them to complete the master's program in less than two years, with a minimum of one year of full-time study.

Subjects

  • Engineering-mining

Standard entry requirements

  • A four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree
  • Or equivalent in a related discipline

Recognition

The Master of Engineering (Mining) is provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia.

Study pathways

An exit path will be available for students completing only the foundation year, after they satisfy a set requirement in the relevant discipline. In this case a graduate diploma will be awarded. To remain in this program, students must maintain a high grade point average (GPA) throughout their candidature.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace Domestic: $74,000
International: $89,000
Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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