University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Mining Engineering

The programme provides specialist analytical, design and management skills. The MSc provides skill enhancement for engineers and geologists already employed in the mining, minerals, quarrying and civil engineering industries. It is also suitable for geology and engineering graduates wishing to specialise in either of the following main study areas: mine and general management; excavation (geotechnics and tunnelling). The programme has excellent links with both the local and international minerals industry, which is reflected in its mix of UK and international students Taught modules take place at the Camborne School of Mines; projects are often company-based. This degree is professionally accredited under licence from the Engineering Council, as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree. Visit the Accreditation tab for further information.

Entry requirements

PgDip

Normally a minimum 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in a mining, geological, engineering, science or mathematical discipline. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.

MSc

Normally a minimum 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in a mining, geological, engineering, science or mathematical discipline. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.

Course modules

Please note constituent modules and pathways may be updated, deleted or replaced in future years as a consequence of programme development. Details at any time may be obtained from the programme website. The compulsory modules can include; Project and Dissertation; Excavation and Geomechanics; Health and Safety in the Extractive Industry; Economics, Processing & Environment and Project Management. Some examples of the optional modules are; Surface Excavation Design; Resource Estimation; Tunnelling and Underground Excavation; Production and Cost Estimation; Mine Planning and Design; Geomechanics Computer Modelling for Excavation Design and Soil and Water Contamination.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes dissertation.

Sponsorship information

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,325 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,325 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,325 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,325 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,325 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penryn Campus Falmouth TR10 9EZ South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
+44(0)1392 723044