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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Exeter Penryn Campus, Cornwall

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • 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.

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 Mining Consultant

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 27,000per 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

    13th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 30 1

    5th out of 15 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    149 67%

    12th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    3rd

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.50 90%

    1st

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    3rd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    7th

    1

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