Mining Engineering and Geology

The University of Exeter and Camborne School of Mines invite you to come and find out all about Mining, Geology, and what life is like at University.

We will be working in the labs, attending inspiring lectures, and taking part in a Geology field trip.

You will get an insight into the subjects and industry, and experience university-style learning first-hand.

Dates

6 x 4 hour sessions, including one field trip, to be held on weekdays between January and May, both in and out of term time.

 DayDateTimeLocation
Session 1 Wednesday 23rd January 2019 12:00–16:00 Penryn campus
Session 2 Wednesday 13th February 2019 12:00–16:00 Penryn campus
Session 3 Wednesday 6th March 2019 12:00–16:00 Penryn campus
Session 4 Wednesday 27th March 2019 12:00–16:00 Penryn campus
Session 5 Wednesday 1st May 2019 12:00–16:00 Penryn campus
Session 6 Wednesday 22nd May 2019 12:00–16:00 Penryn campus

Activity Locations

All subject activity sessions will take place on the University of Exeter Penryn campus, Cornwall. Transport will be provided for the field trip and will leave from the Penryn campus.

Meeting point: Penryn campus main reception

Subject Activity Strand Content

Mining and Geology are vital to our daily lives and sustained growth throughout the world, and can offer access to careers around the globe.

Students taking part in this strand will get a university-level insight to what studying Mining Engineering and Geology is like, working alongside our students, researchers and lecturers.

You will get the chance to speak to students and lecturers about the course, as well as experience working in the labs, attending inspiring lectures, and taking part in a Geology field trip and onsite workshops.

You will gain an insight into the subjects and industry, and experience university-style learning first-hand.

This strand would suit those with an interest in Geology, Physical Geography, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, or Engineering. The course is practical by nature.

 

This subject activity strand has contributions from the following degree programmes:

  • BEng Mining Engineering
  • BSc Applied Geology
  • BSc Engineering Geology and Geotechnics
  • BSc Geology

Entry Requirements

In the event of this subject strand being oversubscribed, priority for places will be given to students studying two sciences and/or Maths at A Level. 

(GCE A Level science includes: Biology / Human Biology; Chemistry; Computing; Design and Technology; Electronics; Environmental Studies; Geography; Geology; Maths / Pure Maths / Further Maths; Physical Education; Physics; Psychology; Science (applied); Statistics.)

Pass Criteria

A minimum of 5 out of the 6 subject activity sessions must be attended, in addition to the Exeter Scholars Student Conference.