Mining and Minerals Engineering

  • 4th for Materials and Mineral Engineering in The Guardian University Guide 2014
  • 9th in the UK and 94th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Engineering & Technology
  • Outstanding relationships and reputation with international industry
  • Excellent graduate employment prospects
  • World class research facilities include £2 million analytical mineralogy labs and an automated QEMSCAN scanning electron microscope; the first in any university worldwide
  • Industry-funded places; £2,000 scholarships available for some taught programmes
  • Superb field station for postgraduate teaching and research, including underground test mine
  • Comprehensive mineral processing laboratory

Based at the University’s £100 million Penryn Campus near Falmouth, the Camborne School of Mines (CSM) 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 are a unique multidisciplinary department offering a range of specialised programmes, drawing upon our research expertise in mining and minerals engineering, applied geology and mineralogy, surveying and environmental science. We offer postgraduates an outstanding research environment with state-of-the-art analytical facilities and laboratories and have excellent rates of graduate employment.