12 months
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26500 GBP/year
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About

The Geotechnical Engineering programme at The University of Exeter is for students entering or working in a range of engineering careers within the construction, environmental and extractive industries.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

  • Taught by the internationally established Camborne School of Mines (CSM), a combined mining school and geoscience department
  • Gain knowledge in rock engineering, site investigation, data capture and data analysis required to understand the issues facing engineers excavating increasingly ambitious and complex underground spaces
  • Delivered by staff with strong research interests directly related to the topics covered, modules involve a broad range of activities and teaching delivery methods
  • Take advantage of workshops using the latest industry relevant computational tools, practical activities and group and individual exercises

Careers

A unique benefit studying at Camborne School of Mines is the community and relations you will gain both during, and after your studies. Camborne School of Mines has a world-class reputation and excellent alumni network, allowing our graduates to prosper in their respective fields in all corners of the globe:

“I have worked in many places around the world and have yet to visit a country where I could not find at least one CSM graduate. In fact, there are normally several and they can often be found in influential positions.” Tim Henderson, CSM graduate and current Technical Director at Glencore

Graduates of this Geotechnical Engineering programme at The University of Exeter have gone on to enjoy careers as geotechnical engineer, rock mechanics engineer, geologist, design engineer and tunnelling engineer. Our graduates have gone to work for some exceptional companies such as Cross Rail and Bam Nutthallt. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project and Dissertation
  • Excavation and Geomechanics
  • Hydrogeology
  • Health and Safety in the Extractive Industry
  • Project Management
  • Surface Excavation Design
  • Mine Planning and Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree from a recognised university (typically a 2:2 or higher) in a science, earth or environmental science, engineering or maths based subject.
  • Students applying with Turkish Government sponsorship/funding need to include their project topic as part of the application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

£6,300 part-time (where available) 

International fees per year:

£13,300 part-time (where available)

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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