Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Mineral Extraction and Processing

The research focus is on the areas of froth flotation and heap leaching; particular attention is paid to gaining an understanding of the fundamental physics of these systems and using this knowledge to build models that can improve industrial processes; there are both modelling/simulation and experimental projects on offer, many of them sponsored by major mining companies.

Entry requirements

A relevant degree required.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,924 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 20,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

Key information

Department of Earth Science and Engineering
Telephone number: 
020 7594 7333