Mining Engineering

Mining at a glance

Our degrees in Mining Engineering are taught by Camborne School of Mines (CSM), a world-class geoscience and mining school with an rich history and international reputation.

As a Mining Engineer you’ll be studying at the interface between Engineering and Geology. You will learn how to apply sound engineering principles to design safe and economic methods of extracting minerals from the ground.

Studying at CSM will give you unrivalled access to contacts within the industry. You’ll be able to take advantage of this to secure an industry placement between years two and three.

Both our BEng and our MEng degrees provide hands-on and practical training. In addition to on-campus facilities, you’ll visit active mines and related sites both above and below ground.

BEng Mining Engineering accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

BEng Mining Engineering accredited under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council.