This course is for non-metallurgy scientists and engineers who wish to pursue a career as extractive metallurgists or further their career within the minerals industry.
It will provide you with a knowledge and understanding of the core areas of mineral processing and extractive metallurgy.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
What jobs can the Graduate Diploma in Metallurgy lead to?
Graduates can obtain employment in the extractive metallurgy sector of mining and chemical companies, or further their careers within the minerals industry.
What you'll learn
- apply extractive metallurgy knowledge, principles and concepts to the practice of the mining/metallurgy profession including research at graduate level
- demonstrate graduate level critical and creative thinking ability in the practice of the mining/metallurgy profession
- evaluate, synthesise and communicate information and contextualise it to the practice of extractive metallurgy / mining engineering applicable to stakeholders, using written or oral presentations
- demonstrate responsibility and team-skills by applying critical reflection, evaluation and proactively manage teamwork, recognising the need to apply and evaluate international best practice standards in the mining/metallurgical workplace
- recognise the impact and importance of cultural diversity in the implementation of mining/metallurgical projects with a respect for cultural perspectives and practices
- work in accordance with professional standards and demonstrate responsibility towards the broader community