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Undergraduate Study

Mining Engineering

Top 14 in the world for Mining and Minerals Engineering1

3rd in the UK for Materials and Mineral Engineering in The Guardian University League Table 2020

87% of graduates in graduate-level employment or further study within six months of graduating2

6th in the UK for Materials Technology in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and 7th in The Complete University Guide 2020

Mining Engineering at the Penryn Campus

Existing at the interface between Engineering and Geology, Mining Engineering relies on sound engineering principles and a detailed knowledge of the materials and structures from which the planet is made.

You’ll study with Camborne School of Mines (CSM), one of the best equipped departments of its kind with an exceptional international reputation and unrivalled access to contacts within the industry.

Taking advantage of our spectacular location in Cornwall, you’ll benefit from unique opportunities to integrate classroom learning with field-based training as you learn the practical skills that will make you a highly valued graduate with career opportunities spanning the globe.

1 QS World Rankings 2019
2 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey (DLHE) 2016/17 undergraduates

The best part about my course is how diverse and practical it is. The facilities are world class and you get to learn from reputable professors who have written most of the text books we learn from.

The academics are always one step ahead, teaching us things they are currently researching. The support they offer is great and they have an open-door policy which means we can always pop in and ask them anything we need.

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Studied Mining Engineering at the University of Exeter