University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Mining Engineering (Professional)

The internationally recognised Camborne School of Mines is offering a Mining Professional Programme, comprising a suite of courses for international mining staff giving an insight into every part of the mining business. You will start by getting a flexible, industry-relevant immersion into the mining value chain and this can be followed by more detailed study of Mining Engineering: an integrated postgraduate programme delivered by mining experts and aligned with industry needs. This is the future of mining education; industry aligned courses, learning while you work, forming interdisciplinary industry wide professional networks and exposure to diverse international mining practices. Open to experienced mining industry staff; even without degrees but with appropriate experience, the course opens up the entire mining value chain, from finance, mineral deposit geology and exploration through mining and mineral processing methods to environmental & social impacts and mine closure.

Entry requirements

Open to all mining professionals with a relevant degree or with relevant technical experience. Applicants not holding a degree can be considered individually. 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. Some examples of the modules are as follows; Discovery; Design; Recovery; Impacts; Surface Mining; Underground Mining; Business Skills and Business Impact Research Project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: management style reports, project group activities, group and individual presentations.

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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 8,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

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Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
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