Taught course

Mining Engineering

University of Exeter · Camborne School of Mines

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry


Course content

Provides specialist analytical, design and management skills. Suitable for engineers and geologists already employed in the mining, minerals, quarrying and civil engineering industries and geology and engineering graduates wishing to specialise in mine and general management or excavation (geotechnics and tunnelling).

The programme has excellent links with both the local and international minerals industry, which is reflected in its mix of UK and international students. Taught modules take place at the Camborne School of Mines; projects are often company-based.

This degree is professionally accredited under licence from the Engineering Council, as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

Information for international students

We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/admissions/applying/english

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website for details
International students
Please see our website for details

The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/scholarships for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months


full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Penryn Campus Admissions
+44 (0) 1326 371801