EMerald - Master Course in Resources Engineering, M.Sc. | University of Liège | Liège, Belgium
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EMerald - Master Course in Resources Engineering

24 months
9000 EUR/year
4500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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EMerald - Master Course in Resources Engineering from University of Liège was set up at a time when Europe was becoming aware of its dependence on the import of raw materials and of its weakening presence in the sector. It therefore meets the need of reinvesting in programmes focusing on raw materials in Europe.


EMerald - Master Course in Resources Engineering from University of Liège  is taught entirely in English and in the original spirit of the programme in geological engineering offered by the University of Liège, building bridges between knowledge of resources and the mastery of processing techniques ( for minerals). Since the aim is to take and learn from the best that each partner has to offer, students spend one semester at each of the universities for a total of 120 ECTS credits.

Course Outline

  • Semester 1 University of Liège - refresher courses (mineral resources, geostatistics, mineral processing, process mineralogy, recycling, etc.)
  • Semester 2 University of Lorraine - more advanced courses (advanced characterisation of mineral surfaces, advanced mineral processing, geomodelling, etc.)
  • Semester 3 Luleå University of Technology - more advanced courses (mineral processing 2, mining geology, geometallurgy, etc.)
  • Semester 4 at the University of Liège, the University of Lorraine, the Luleå University of Technology or the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg - internship and Final Dissertation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mineral resources

  • Process mineralogy

  • Mineral processing

  • Solid Waste and by products processing

  • Numerical analysis

  • Geostatistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor degree
  • Identity card (for students from the European Union and assimilated student) OR Certificate of nationality or certificate of residence established in Belgium (for non-European Union students not assimilated)
  • Supporting documents if you have done an extracurricular year
  • Additional supporting documents after having already been enrolled in another university or university college
  • TOEFL or IELTS if the language of instruction is English

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Liège

690 - 1070 EUR /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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