Taught course

Minerals Processing (Professional)

University of Exeter · College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

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Entry requirements

Open to all mineral processing professionals with a relevant degree or with relevant technical experience. Please contact us before making an online application if you do not hold a degree so we can advise on the additional information required.

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

Months of entry


Course content

  • Designed for working professionals looking to gain a deeper understanding of minerals processing and how this fits into the wider mining life cycle
  • Taught by the internationally established Camborne School of Mines (CSM), a combined mining school and geoscience department
  • Your first year will comprise a flexible, industry-relevant immersion into mineral processing, which is then followed by more detailed studies in your second and third year
  • You’ll be given an insight into every part of mineral processing, from discovery, design, and recovery through to reclamation
  • Learning part-time while you work, you’ll gain a clearer understanding of the processes in place to ensure we manage mineral development and production responsibly.

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    3 years part-time by blended learning.

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0)1326 259442