12 months
Duration
38466 USD/year
38466 USD/year
17154 USD/year
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About

The interdisciplinary nature of this Earth Resources Development Engineering graduate program at Colorado School of Mines prepares graduates for any problem they may face and become leaders beyond the classroom. The program offers a master’s non-thesis and master’s thesis option.

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Overview

Understanding emerging technical and social issues in earth resources development is an important challenge when navigating subsurface work. 

But the Earth Resources Development Engineering graduate program at Colorado School of Mines will help professionals develop skills and expertise related to mining sustainability, reclamation, Earth observation, modeling and more to ensure success when out in the field. The program offers a master’s non-thesis and master’s thesis option.

Career Types

  • Mining engineer
  • Petroleum engineer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Geological engineer
  • Natural resources engineer

Programme Structure

Regarding academics and research the Mining Engineering Department focuses on fundamental areas including:

  • Geomechanics, rock mechanics and stability of underground and surface excavations
  • Computerized mine design and related applications (including geostatistical modeling)
  • Advanced integrated mining systems incorporating mine mechanization and mechanical mining systems
  • Underground excavation, tunneling and construction
  • Construction and project management
  • Site characterization and geotechnical investigations, modeling and design in geoengineering
  • Rock fragmentation
  • Mineral processing, comminution and separation technology
  • Bulk material handling
  • Mine ventilation
  • Mine safety and health
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 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

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required – two letters. Only one letter of recommendation is required for current Mines students or Mines alumni.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Transcript(s): Required. Must be submitted for all schools attended (unofficial transcripts accepted for admissions review and must show successful completion of any required prerequisite course(s).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38466 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    38466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38466 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17154 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17154 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Golden

950 - 1350 USD /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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