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Mining Engineering MSc/PgDip

University of Exeter

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Exeter Penryn Campus, Cornwall

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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.

Careers

Reputational and networking benefits

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

Graduate skills and destinations

In addition, a degree form Camborne School of Mines will teach the necessary technical skills and theoretical knowledge required, as well as additional complementary skills relating to communications, teamwork and problem solving. Graduates of this programme have gone on to enjoy careers as mining engineers, geotechnical engineering, drill and blast engineers, automatic fare collection engineering and geologists. The companies our graduates have gone on to work for range from large companies such as Glencore, Atlas Iron, Vedanta Resources and First Quantum Minerals. This information has been taken from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey (2011-2016). Please note that, due to data protection, the job titles and organisations are listed independently and do not necessarily correspond.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,450per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    154 68%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    6th

    5

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