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Mineral Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

24 months
Duration
25686 USD/year
25686 USD/year
9278 USD/year
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About

In Mineral Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, on-going studies include rock and soil mechanics, instrumentation, foundation design and slope stability.

Overview

General Description

Graduate studies are offered at New Mexico Tech in areas of specialization. We strive to pursue practical research projects that are founded on basic science in collaboration with industry. Students are taught advanced laboratory and fields techniques. In addition, analytical and computer skills are enhanced on the graduate level.

Faculty work, for the most part, in teams and often work with faculty and researchers at other Universities and National Laboratories. The sharing of knowledge beings diversity and breadth to our focus on applied research. Hence, our students are prepared to be leaders in industry.

Specialization in Mineral Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering

Major projects include the slope stability of mine rock piles, monitoring and evaluation of highway slopes, and the development of deformation instrumentation for the application to underground and surface rock and soil movements.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology researchers work closely with the state highway department, cities and counties to develop new methods to analyze geotechnical problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dynamics of Machines
  • Computer Control of Machines
  • Numerical Control of Machine Tools
  • Mechanical Engineering Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The following are required for graduate applications:

  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Unofficial GRE scores
  • Unofficial TOEFL or IELTS scores for international students whose first language is not English. English Language Requirements
  • Recommendations letters (three)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12843 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12843 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4639 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Socorro

845 - 1320 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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