Master of Mineral Resources

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

This program enables graduates to obtain an advanced knowledge in specialist plans related to the minerals industry. Students gain analytical skills that enable critical assessment of alternative solutions to complex industry problems. Graduates are equipped with an understanding of particular sections of the industry, and focus on investigating and resolving design and operational problems in a safe and efficient manner. The Master of Mineral Resources provides professional postgraduate education in areas that impact directly upon the efficient technical, scientific and commercial management of the minerals industry.

Course Fee:

Australian: $27,500
International: $55,032

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in geological science, geological engineering or related field GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale; or Graduate Diploma in Mineral Resources with GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale


24 units

Subjects you can Study:

Exploration geology; Exploration geophysics

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Further information:

Students may need access to the Internet and associated hardware/software.


Australian Institute of Geoscientists; Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists; Geological Society of Australia; Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Who for:

Graduates requiring advanced knowledge for the minerals industry

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 3 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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