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Mining Geology

The University of Exeter

12 months
Duration
27000 GBP/year
13500 GBP/year
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About

The Mining Geology programme at The University of Exeter is taught by the internationally established Camborne School of Mines (CSM), a combined mining school and geoscience department.

Overview

  • The Mining Geology programme at The University of Exeter is designed to provide advanced specialised training for earth science graduates, leading to excellent employment opportunities in the extractive industry
  • Attain a comprehensive understanding of the role of a geoscientist working in the mining industry, and learn new skills including underground geological and geotechnical mapping, surveying, mineral exploration, ore microscopy, ore deposit modelling and mine planning
  • Gain knowledge in mineral resource estimation and grade control, mineral extraction and management, mining law and the environmental impact of mining
  • Study taught modules over two semesters and undertake individual projects throughout the summer vacation, often as industrial placements with a mining/exploration company.

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 Mining Consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project and Dissertation
  • Resource Estimation
  • Ore Deposit Geology
  • Techniques in Mining Geology
  • Excavation and Geomechanics
  • Economics, Processing & Environment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 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.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will be selected on the basis of being predicted or achieved a minimum 2:1 Honours degree in Geology. Consideration will also be given to appropriate equivalent professional qualifications and training on a case-by-case basis.
  • 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

    27000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
 

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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