Mining Engineering

Mining Engineering

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: March 1
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$105
Intakes: n/a
International tuition: CA$14,747.92
Domestic tuition: CA$7,610.92

Program overview

As technology evolves and the global economy changes, our students and researchers play a key role in defining the state of the art in mining. In close collaboration with industry partners, our faculty and students work to make mining operations safer, more efficient, more productive, less impactful on the natural environment, and more cost effective. The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining welcomes your interest in participating in the graduate study program of this Department and hopes that you are able to explore the opportunities that will become available to you should you wish to become part of the Mining family at Queen’s University. The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining is located in Goodwin Hall which provides lecture, laboratory and study facilities. The on-campus laboratories include a Rock Mechanics laboratory, Mine Environment laboratory, Computer Planning facilities, and several Mineral Processing laboratories. The department also operates an Explosive Test Site in Hinchinbrooke Township, near Kingston. Laboratories are fully equipped for the programs offered. In addition, they include extensive equipment for advanced study and research in the various fields of major interest. The facilities allow undergraduate courses to be conducted in close proximity to graduate study and research. As a result, sound professional practice can be emphasized while the potential for future development is demonstrated.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



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Bachelor's degree in mining, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or other related engineering fields, with a B- average. Many of our students come from industrial backgrounds. Anyone without academic prerequisites will be placed on probation and required to take additional courses. Duolingo English Test - Minimum score 110

Career opportunities

Mining companies Mining equipment and technology providers Consulting companies Non-Governmental Organizations Financial institutions Academia and Research Consulting

Campus location

Kingston , Canada

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