Mining Engineering

Mining engineers work with all aspects of ore extraction and processing. They gather valuable minerals or metals and provide a backbone industry for our society. With new advances in technology revolutionising the mining sector, there’s never been a better time to study mining engineering.

Our Mining Engineering major will develop your skills in the extraction and processing of valuable mineral and metal ores from the earth.

Equipped with a deep knowledge of both mining and petroleum engineering principles, you’ll be highly sought after by employers in a variety of industries. You could work for a range of oil, gas and energy companies, or find a role in a government agency. You could optimise extraction techniques, design new equipment, supervise drillings or take on managerial roles within the business.

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Last updated: 09 Jul 2019