The Master of Engineering (Mining) provides graduate Engineers with discipline-specific knowledge and technical skills in advanced mining engineering.
The Master of Engineering (Mining) provides graduate Engineers with discipline-specific knowledge and technical skills in advanced mining engineering. The degree covers many areas such as mine design and planning, mining systems, resource estimation and mine evaluation, mining geomechanics, mine ventilation and climate, mine health and safety, and computer applications in mining engineering.
The Master of Engineering delivers expert skills and applied competencies required for the professional engineer. It is designed to train and enhance professional practice, advance technical and specialist skills, and provide an opportunity to put theory into practice with applied projects and research. The degree also delivers communication, strategic and project management skills essential to the practising engineer.
What you will study
You will complete the core subjects in Professional Communications and Engineering Workplace Practice, Innovation and Design, Studies in Surface Mining, Studies in Underground Mining, and Research Methods.
For the Mining major you will study subjects in Tunnelling and Underground Construction, Advanced Mineral Resource Estimation Methods, Environmental Controls in Mines, Mineral Valuation and Risk Analysis, Advanced Mining Safety, Mine Planning and Development, Rock Mechanics and Mineral Beneficiation. You will also complete an advanced project.
A recognised 4-year Bachelor of Engineering degree with an equivalent average mark of 60%.