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This programme is designed to provide advanced specialised training for earth science graduates, leading to excellent employment opportunities in the extractive industry.
Taught modules are presented over two semesters and individual projects are undertaken throughout the summer vacation, often as industrial placements with a mining/exploration company.
Recent projects have been carried out in Australia, South Africa and New Zealand as well as in the UK.
Total credits required: MSc 180; PgDip 120
* Techniques in Mining Geology (30)
* Mineral Resource Assessment (30)
* Mineral Excavation, Management and Environmental Impact of Mining (30)
* Ore Deposits Geology and Industrial Minerals (30)
* Project and Dissertation (60)
For a full list and details of the individual modules, please see the MSc Mining Geology programme pages on the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences webpages.
Please note that availability of all modules is subject to timetabling constraints and that not all modules are available every year.
Written examinations take place on completion of each semester. Project work undertaken during the summer culminates in a 20,000-word dissertation.
Candidates will normally be Honours graduates in Geology but other equivalent qualifications will be considered.
English requirements: IELTS 6.5
|CAE score:||80 (Grade A)|
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