Mining Engineering

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Foreign:$ 20.4 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jun 1, 2025
201–250 place StudyQA ranking:10962 Duration:2 years

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The Master of Engineering (Mining) provides graduate Engineers with discipline specific knowledge and technical skills in advanced mining engineering. The degree covers many areas such as mine design and planning, mining systems, resource estimation and mine evaluation, mining geomechanics, mine ventilation and climate, mine health and safety, and computer applications in mining engineering.

The Master of Engineering delivers expert skills and applied competencies required for the professional engineer. It is designed to train and enhance professional practice, advance technical and specialist skills, and provide an opportunity to put theory into practice with applied projects and research. The degree also delivers communication, strategic and project management skills essential to the practising engineer. 

Year 1

  • Professional Practice
  • Innovation and Design
  • Engineering Research Methods
  • Studies in Underground Mining
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Engineering Computing
  • Studies in Surface Mining

Year 2

  • Dissertation
  • Environmental Control in Mines
  • Mineral Valuation and Risk Analysis
  • Advanced Mining Safety
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Mine Planning and Development
  • Advanced Mineral Resource Estimation Methods
  • A recognised 4-year Bachelor of Engineering degree with an equivalent average mark of 60%.
  • Level of English is required to gain admission. IELTS Academic 6.0. TOEFL (Internet-based) - 79
  • All students are required to pay  Overseas Student Health Cover for the duration of their student visa.  OSHC provides for medical and hospital cover for students and their dependants.Our preferred OSHC provider is BUPA. 
  • Australia Award Scholarships
  • Endeavour Scholarships

Student Services and Amenities Fee

The SAF is a compulsory charge, introduced following changes to Australian Government legislation, which funds improvements to facilities for students across a broad range of service areas, such as subsidised food outlets, childcare, student advocacy as well as sporting, recreational and cultural activities. 

All international students enrolled at UOW will be invoiced twice yearly for the amount determined each year.  The SAF 2016 fee is: 

  • Wollongong campus $290.00 per year
  • Sydney campus $145.00 per year
  • Wollongong Innovation Campus $145.00 per year
  • Other campuses in Australia $145.00 per year

Living Expenses

In addition to tuition fees, a single student living in Wollongong will require $10,000 to  $12,000 a year – depending on lifestyle – to cover accommodation, food, transport and other expenses including text books and study materials and entertainment.

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