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University of Wollongong (UOW)

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Master of Engineering (Mining Engineering)

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Engineering (Mining) provides graduate Engineers with discipline-specific knowledge and technical skills in advanced mining engineering.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
423, 083844B
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$32,016 per year / $64,032 total
International Fees
$36,768 per year / $73,536 total

About this course

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.

This degree

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.

Entry requirements

A recognised 4-year Bachelor of Engineering degree with an equivalent average mark of 60%.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Wollongong

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Engineering courses at University of Wollongong (UOW).
75%
Overall satisfaction
84.2%
Skill scale
56.2%
Teaching scale
89.2%
Employed full-time
$105k
Average salary