Taught course

Mining Engineering

Institution
University of Exeter · Camborne School of Mines
Qualifications
MScPGDip

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Entry requirements

All applicants are considered individually on merit although we usually require a 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview
  • For engineers and geologists already in employment and looking for skills and knowledge enhancement, or geology and engineering graduates keen to specialise in mining, general management and excavation (geotechnics and tunnelling)
  • Taught by the internationally established Camborne School of Mines (CSM), a combined mining school and geoscience department
  • Learn specialist analytical, design and management skills that are relevant to the mining industry
  • Have the opportunity to undertake projects directly linked with industry, which may result in industrial placements for their project period.
  • Benefit from excellent links with the local and international minerals industry, and learn alongside a cohort of students from around the world.

A unique benefit studying at Camborne School of Mines is the community and relations you will gain both during, and after your studies. Camborne School of Mines has a world-class reputation and excellent alumni network, allowing our graduates to prosper in their respective fields in all corners of the globe:

“I have worked in many places around the world and have yet to visit a country where I could not find at least one CSM graduate. In fact, there are normally several and they can often be found in influential positions.”

Tim Henderson, CSM graduate and current Technical Director at Glencore

Information for international students

English language requirements
  • IELTS
    Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.
  • TOEFL
    Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
  • Pearson
    58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/mining-engineering/msc-mining-engineering/#fees
International students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/mining-engineering/msc-mining-engineering/#fees

The University of Exeter is offering scholarships to the value of over £4 million for students starting with us in September 2021. Details of scholarships, including our Global Excellence scholarships and GREAT scholarships (British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign) for international fee paying students, can be found on our dedicated funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Penryn Campus Admissions
Email
pg-ad@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1326 371801