24 months
38500 AUD/year
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This Professional Engineering - Metallurgical Engineering program from Curtin University equips future metallurgical and process engineers with concepts and process applications relevant to precious, critical and base metal extraction, separation and refining from primary and secondary resources. 

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In the Professional Engineering - Metallurgical Engineering program from Curtin University  you will learn about techniques and emerging technologies in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy. 

Students will be exposed to a full scope of minerals and metals processing including mineralogy, process selection, plant design, resources recycling, and environmental management along with aspects of project assessment and mineral economics.


  • Metallurgical engineer
  • Process engineer
  • Metallurgist
  • Production manager
  • Consulting engineer

Programme Structure

  • Apply advanced and integrated knowledge and skills to design and lead the implementation of innovative solutions to complex engineering problems
  • Incorporate cultural sensitivity and understanding, including that of local First Peoples, in decisions related to the design and implementation of solutions to engineering problems
  • Recognise opportunities to lead the development and implementation of innovative engineering solutions to industry problems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


250 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 0100657 

  • Applicants require a 4-year Engineering degree from a recognised institution in the same discipline of study.  
  • Students who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Professional Engineering degree at Curtin will be considered to have met the above course requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38500 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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