Entry requirements

Learn more at the entry requirements page.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Camborne School of Mines provides a diverse range of research opportunities reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the expertise of the academic staff within the internationally renowned Department.

As a Geology MPhil/PhD student, you will work alongside the Applied Geology and Mineralogy Research Group Research Group. Please see the page for details on the research specialisms of this group.

Department specialisms

Mining engineering Mineral engineering Geotechnics Geology Surveying Environmental mineralogy and geochemistry Socioeconomic aspects of mining, including research on mining education

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.0. No less than 6.0 in any section.


Overall score 87 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

55 overall with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,400 (full-time) £2,200 (part-time)
International students
£23,000 (full-time)

Qualification and course duration


part time
48-60 months
full time
24-36 months


part time
72-84 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Cornwall Admissions
+44 (0) 1326 371 801