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Mining Engineering

Queen's University

12 months
19492 CAD/year
8093 CAD/year
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Mining Engineering from Queen's University concentrates on teaching and research involving the broader field of excavation and processing of ore to obtain the mineral products required by contemporary society.


Mining Engineering from Queen's University is internationally renowned with a wide range of teaching in all of the major specialization areas of mining engineering.


  • Consulting Firms 
  • Mining Companies
  • Mining Equipment and Technology Providers 
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Financial Institutions

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mine Design and Planning 
  • Drilling and Blasting 
  • Chemical Extraction of Metals Management of Social Risk & Community Relations 
  • Mineral Planning & Design of Mechanical Systems 
  • Mineral Processing 
  • Geotechnical, Environmental, Sustainability, & Mineral Economics
  • Geostatistics & Geometallurgy 
  • Occupational Health and Safety Reliability, Maintenance, & Risk Assessment 
  • Mining and Sustainability 
  • Equipment Reliability and Maintenance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mining, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or other related engineering fields. Many of our students come from industrial backgrounds. Anyone without academic prerequisites will be placed on probation and required to take additional courses before initiating a MASc program of study.
  •  Grade requirements: B- (70%) average.
  • If English is not a native language, prospective students must meet the English language proficiency requirements in writing, speaking, reading, and listening. The School of Graduate Studies requires the following minimum scores: TOEFL (paperbased): 550, (2) TOEFL iBT: Writing (24/30); Speaking (22/30); Reading (22/30); Listening (20/30), for a total of 88/120 (applicants must have the minimum score in each test as well as the minimum overall score), or (3) IELTS: 7.0 (academic module overall band score), or (4) PTE Academics: 65.
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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19492 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19492 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8093 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8093 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Kingston

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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