Mining Engineering, M.Eng. | University of New South Wales | Kensington, Australia
21 months
49240 AUD/year
36480 AUD/year
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Mining Engineering from University of New South Wales develops and executes the processes used to extract minerals from below and above ground. As a mining engineer you’ll work in the planning and management of engineering the extraction of mineral, petroleum and gas resources from the earth.  


Mining Engineering from University of New South Wales is designed for mining engineering graduates and minerals industry professionals who want to continue their professional development. In this degree you’ll learn the fundamentals of mining engineering, mining processes, systems and analysis, and risk and safety management, as well as undertaking a research project in the mining industry. Building on your four-year undergraduate degree in mining engineering or a related discipline you’ll develop the advanced knowledge for a successful career in mining engineering.


  • Mining Engineer

  • Engineering Geologist

  • Petroleum Engineer

  • Geotechnical Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mining and Resource Law

  • Environmental Management for the Mining Industry

  • Technology Management in Mining

  • Mine Ventilation

  • Mine Design and Feasibility

  • Drilling, Blasting and Machine Excavation

  • Geotechnical Data Collection and Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. 


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code 084284K
  • Entry requires a 4 year (Honours) degree in Mining Engineering or a cognate discipline from a recognised institution, or satisfying the requirements of the UNSW Graduate Diploma in Mining Engineering (MINE5040FS and from 2015: MINE5335) with a minimum 70% average and no course fails. The UNSW School of Mining Engineering defines a cognate discipline as Engineering Geology, Civil Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering. Performance that is equivalent to Honours (I or II Division 1) is required over the final two (2) years of the degree. Professional experience in the mining industry will be highly regarded.
  • English language requirements​

Tuition Fee

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    49240 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 49240 AUD per year during 21 months.
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    36480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36480 AUD per year during 21 months.


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