Taught course

Applied Geotechnics

University of Exeter · Camborne School of Mines

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a mining, geological, engineering or science discipline.

with study abroad (European)

Months of entry


Course content

Provides the training and skills for professional employment in the civil, environmental, engineering geology, geotechnical engineering and mining-related industries. Gain specialist knowledge in tunnel, surface and underground excavation design, and applied hydrogeology and risk assessment. Dependent on background, can be used to meet the further learning requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Camborne School of Mines
+44 (0) 1326 371801