Mining and Minerals Engineering

Degrees
  • MPhil/PhD Mining and Minerals Engineering
  • MSc by Research Mining and Minerals Engineering
Degree typesTypes of research degrees explained
DurationDegree duration details
LocationCornwall (Penryn)
Study modesFull time and part time Study mode details
Start date September, January or April

Research overview

I Love My PhD

Camborne School of Mines PhD student Sam Broom-Fendley Clark tells us about his research and why he loves his PhD.

Research groups at the Camborne School of Mines

Highlights

  • High employability with major and junior mining and exploration companies, consultants and government agencies
  • Multidisciplinary expertise in mining and minerals engineering, geology and surveying
  • World class research facilities include £2 million analytical mineralogy labs and an automated QEMSCAN scanning electron microscope; the first in any university worldwide
  • Outstanding relationships and reputation with international industry
  • 43rd for Engineering – Minerals and Mining in the QS World University Rankings 2017

Based at the University’s £100 million Penryn Campus near Falmouth, the Camborne School of Mines has an international reputation for research and teaching related to the understanding and management of the Earth's natural processes, resources and the environment.

We work together in multidisciplinary teams that can include mining engineers, minerals engineers, geotechnical engineers, geologists and mineralogists, and with colleagues elsewhere in the university, especially in areas such as corporate social responsibility. Many projects are carried out in collaboration with external industry colleagues and with national and international research partners.

Careers

Below are some examples of initial jobs undertaken by Mining and Minerals Engineering postgraduates who studied with us in recent years.

Please note that, due to data protection, the job titles and organisations are listed independently and do not necessarily correspond.

Job TitleOrganisation
Applications Specialist/Geologist
Associate Research Fellow
Associate research fellow / Lecturer
Lecturer
Mineral Processing Engineer
Process Engineer
Project Engineer

Vegetation Adviser
Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria
Selfrag AG
University of Exeter

 

Applications Specialist/Geologist
Associate Research Fellow
Associate research fellow / Lecturer
Lecturer
Mineral Processing Engineer
Process Engineer
Project Engineer

Entry requirements 2018

Requirements for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.0. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 87 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

55 overall with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Other accepted tests

Information about other acceptable tests of linguistic ability can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-sessional English

Applicants with lower English language test scores may be able to take pre-sessional English at INTO University of Exeter prior to commencing their programme. See our English language requirements page for more information.

Finance: fees and funding

  • UK/EU: £4,320* full-time; £pro-rata part-time
  • International: £23,700 full-time

Following your registration, tuition fees for subsequent years of study may increase to take into account inflationary pressures – this will not exceed 5 per cent per year of study.

*This is the expected UK/EU fee. The UK/EU tuition fees are set in line with Research Councils UK fee levels which have not yet been set for 2019 entry. Once these are set in March 2019 we will email to confirm the tuition fees for your programme. The 2019/20 fee will not increase by more than 3% from the 2018/19 fee.

Tuition fees per year 2018/19

  • UK/EU: £4,400 full-time; £2,200 part-time
  • International: £23,000 full-time

Following your registration, tuition fees for subsequent years of study may increase to take into account inflationary pressures – this will not exceed 3 per cent per year of study.

Current available funding

Contact us

Web: Enquire online
Phone: +44 (0)1326 371801

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