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Mining Engineering

Mining Engineering

Postgraduate Major

MJRP-MINEN

Major
Mining Engineering Major (M ProEng)
Credit
250

Outline

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This course is designed for graduates from a four-year Engineering undergraduate degree in a related discipline. Applicants seeking entry who do not hold such a qualification are required to first complete the one-year Graduate Diploma in Professional Engineering (GD-PROENG).

This major provides comprehensive knowledge in mining engineering including mineral exploration, mine planning, development and management. You will learn about both theoretical and practical principles of mining engineering including the concept of smart mining using advanced data analytics and robotics applications in the mining industry.

During the course, you will learn various aspects of mining engineering with the sophisticated curriculum including, but not limited to, mining methods, resources estimation, geomechanics, mine planning and feasibility study, ventilation, rock excavation, mine management, digital applications, future mining and sustainability.

Our course provides extensive opportunities for integration with the mining industry through Work Integrated Learning (WIL) embedded in each unit.

In the final year, you will undertake a research project over two-semesters. This project unit is designed with the aim to encapsulate all course learning outcomes and expose students to solve challenging mining engineering problems.

This major sits within the Master of Professional Engineering degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Master of Professional Engineering.

Career information

Jobs

  • Mining engineer
  • Mine planning specialist
  • Mine production engineer
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Mine manager
  • Consulting engineer

Industries

  • Mining
  • Professional, scientific and technical services

What you'll learn

  • Refer to Master of Professional Engineering for Course Learning Outcomes

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: +61 8 9266 5888

CRL search

Fees & charges

Please view the Master of Professional Engineering degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

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  • Curtin course code: MJRP-MINEN
  • Last updated on: August 7, 2020