Taught course

Mining Geology

Institution
University of Exeter · Camborne School of Mines
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Applicants will be selected on the basis of being predicted or achieved a minimum 2:1 Honours degree in Geology. Consideration will also be given to appropriate equivalent professional qualifications and training on a case-by-case basis.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Taught by the internationally established Camborne School of Mines (CSM), a combined mining school and geoscience department
  • Designed to provide advanced specialised training for earth science graduates, leading to excellent employment opportunities in the extractive industry
  • Attain a comprehensive understanding of the role of a geoscientist working in the mining industry, and learn new skills including underground geological and geotechnical mapping, surveying, mineral exploration, ore microscopy, ore deposit modelling and mine planning
  • Gain knowledge in mineral resource estimation and grade control, mineral extraction and management, mining law and the environmental impact of mining
  • Study taught modules over two semesters and undertake individual projects throughout the summer vacation, often as industrial placements with a mining/exploration company.

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

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

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
emps@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1326 371801