This course will help you enter, and develop a detailed knowledge of the mining industry.
It will enable you to become knowledgeable in specialist skills, particularly mining engineering methods. It prepares you for operational and management positions, in both open-pit and underground work.
The Master of Engineering Science (Mining) is available for further studies upon completion of this course.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
What jobs can the Mining lead to?
Graduates may be employed as underground and/or open pit mining engineers or quarry managers, or hold other senior management positions once the necessary experience is gained.
What you'll learn
- apply scientific, engineering and technological principles to mine development projects
- think critically and creatively to generate innovative solutions and apply logical and rational processes to analyse mine feasibility studies
- evaluate, synthesise and contextualise information relevant to the discipline of mining engineering and communicate to stakeholders, using written or oral presentations and applying information obtained from mining software tools used to conduct mine feasibility studies.
- proactively demonstrate responsibility and self-learning skills by applying critical reflection of mining in the global environment and applying best practice standards in mining methods and technologies
- demonstrate respect for cultural diversity in professional life
- work in accordance with professional standards and demonstrate responsibility towards the broader community, work in teams