36 months
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9000 GBP/year
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About

The Minerals Processing (Professional) programme at The University of Exeter is designed for working professionals looking to gain a deeper understanding of minerals processing and how this fits into the wider mining life cycle.

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
  • Your first year will comprise a flexible, industry-relevant immersion into mineral processing, which is then followed by more detailed studies in your second and third year
  • You’ll be given an insight into every part of mineral processing, from discovery, design, and recovery through to reclamation
  • Learning part-time while you work, you’ll gain a clearer understanding of the processes in place to ensure we manage mineral development and production responsibly.

Careers

To develop international mining talent mines need talented individuals to make the right decisions in a dynamic, safety-critical, and technologically advanced working environment.

Our curriculum and teaching methods are aligned to modern mining industry issues and we enjoy close relationships with local, national and international minerals businesses.

The Minerals Processing (Professional) programme at The University of Exeter has been designed to meet the needs of industry staff, mining companies, regulators and professional associations. The teaching approach, technical content and assessments reflect the professional and industry context of the course participants.

The course team has extensive experience of developing blended learning and residential courses for international mining, mining equipment and construction materials companies.

Programme Structure

  • This programme consists of two core modules totalling 60 credits, these are Principles of Mineral Extraction and Process Design and Modelling.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 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

Blended

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

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  • 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

  • Open to all mineral processing professionals with a relevant degree or with relevant technical experience. Please contact us before making an online application if you do not hold a degree so we can advise on the additional information required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 36 months.

UK fees per year:

  • MSc (three years): £9,000 per year
  • PgCert (one year): £9,000
International fees per year:
  • MSc (three years): £9,000 per year
  • PgCert (one year): £9,000

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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