Research course

Mining and Minerals Engineering

Institution
University of Exeter · Camborne School of Mines
Qualifications
MPhilPhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

Learn more via the course page.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Research groups at the Camborne School of Mines

Highlights

  • High employability with major and junior mining and exploration companies, consultants and government agencies
  • Multidisciplinary expertise in mining and minerals engineering, geology and surveying
  • World class research facilities include £2 million analytical mineralogy labs and an automated QEMSCAN scanning electron microscope; the first in any university worldwide
  • Outstanding relationships and reputation with international industry
  • 43rd for Engineering – Minerals and Mining in the QS World University Rankings 2017

Based at the University’s £100 million Penryn Campus near Falmouth, the Camborne School of Mines has an international reputation for research and teaching related to the understanding and management of the Earth's natural processes, resources and the environment.

We work together in multidisciplinary teams that can include mining engineers, minerals engineers, geotechnical engineers, geologists and mineralogists, and with colleagues elsewhere in the university, especially in areas such as corporate social responsibility. Many projects are carried out in collaboration with external industry colleagues and with national and international research partners.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    48-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc by research
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Cornwall admissions
Email
pgadmissions-cornwall@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1326 371801