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Study Opportunities

The Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources is the only Institute in Australia which provides expertise in teaching and research across all aspects of mineral and energy resources, from finding resources, extracting them, processing them and generating the maximum economic, social and environmental benefits for Australia.

Australian School of Petroleum

The Australian School of Petroleum offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in petroleum geoscience, engineering and business management.

Centre for Tectonics, Resources and Exploration (TRaX)

The Centre for Tectonics, Resources and Exploration (TRaX) aims to become the foremost provider of University research and teaching in tectonics, resources and exploration in the nation. The Centre has a staff cohort of 30 people, with access to world-class analytical and geophysical facilities to understand the evolving Earth and its resource potential.

School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering (Discipline ME)

The academic program focuses on analysis and design and combines knowledge from mining, geotechnical, environmental, structural and water engineering, geology, computing, mathematics and finance. Mining engineers are in great demand and this is reflected by their high salaries.

School of Law

The Law School offers a number of postgraduate electives of relevance to the mining and energy industries, including Mining and Energy Law, International Energy Law, International Environmental Law and International Commercial Arbitration. These may be taken as part of a postgraduate law degree, or as part of a non-law postgraduate degree in which law electives are allowed to be taken, such as the masters in Business Administration.

Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources

The University of Adelaide
SA 5005


T: +61 8 8313 1448