Mining Geology(MSc)

Mining Geology(MSc)

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: May 3
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: September
International tuition: £26,000
Domestic tuition: £12,500

Program overview

New skills include underground geological and geotechnical mapping, surveying, mineral exploration, ore microscopy, ore deposit modelling and mine planning. In-depth coverage of mineral resource estimation and grade control, mineral extraction and management, mining law and the environmental impact of mining, enable skills in quantifying the economic value of an ore body and assessing its potential for exploitation to be attained. There is emphasis on acquiring knowledge of the geological characteristics and genesis, methods of exploration, extraction and processing techniques of the major types of metalliferous ore deposit, bulk commodities and industrial minerals.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Entry requirements Applicants will be selected on the basis of being predicted or achieved a minimum 2:1 Honours degree in Geology. Consideration will also be given to appropriate equivalent professional qualifications and training on a case-by-case basis. A transcript (in English or a certified translation) giving full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained. English language proficiency results Please note that ALL international students will need to show original or certified copies of academic qualification/s and (if applicable) an English Language qualification at registration along with your current passport and (if appropriate) student visa. Also entry requrements may differ depending on your country. You can find more information here: Tuition fees per year 2020/21 differ: Domestic Fee 10950 International Fee 22950

Career opportunities

With Mining Geology(MSc) you can take leading positions as: Geochemist. Geophysicist. Geoscientist. Geotechnical engineer. Hydrogeologist. Mudlogger. Wellsite geologist.

Campus location

Penryn , United Kingdom

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