What will I learn?
The Master of Philosophy is a research degree with a coursework component taken over four sessions full-time or equivalent. The research component will lead to a thesis which embodies the result of an original investigation, design or engineering development. A program of advanced study comprising 3 courses (18 Units of Credit) makes up the remainder of the program.
Program Objectives and Graduate Attributes
Students will demonstrate substantial advanced knowledge in a discipline area with an awareness of existing knowledge and developments in the field.
Students will be able to analyse complex information objectively and apply methods to solve complex engineering problems in a professional, ethically aware manner.
Students will be able to carry out research with autonomy, integrity and originality that makes a significant contribution to knowledge in their field.
Students will be able to disseminate research results and their implications in professional and public domains.
Mining Engineering is a gateway to one of the most diverse range of graduate career paths, offering very high salary levels and excellent opportunities for travel and career progression at a young age for both women and men.
In general, mining engineering is concerned with the safe, economic and environmentally responsible recovery, processing, marketing and financial management of mineral resources. In order to be able to undertake these tasks, mining engineers are required to have a broad education that incorporates aspects of many other disciplines. These disciplines include geology, civil and mechanical engineering, metallurgy, commerce, economics, management, law and information technology.
Mining engineering is an international profession with Australia's major mining companies operating in South East Asia, Africa, South and North America and Europe, and graduates have the opportunity to travel in their work if they so desire. Opportunities for Mining Engineers exist in a range of areas, including:
Mine production and management
Corporate management, financial analysis and merchant banking
Computer software development and automation
Consulting (mine design, financial analysis, geotechnics, environment etc)
Government (policy formulation, legislation, administration)
Which department am I in? Faculty of Engineering
English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); TOEFL - Paper-based Test (PBT) 577 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE); Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic - 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - 180 overall (min.180 in each subtest; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - 176 overall (min.169 in each subtest).
English Language requirements: IELTS score 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest), TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking), TOEFL (PBT): 577 overall with a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE); University English Entry Course (UEEC): successful completion of the UEEC with a grade of C plus and a minimum score of 20 in the writing component; PTE (Academic) - Pearson Test of English academic: 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): B grade; Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): A grade; successful completion of the ANU College Access Program with a minimum of 70 per cent overall.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
NZ $13,056 for the entire course
26 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 18 February 2019
University of New South Wales - UNSW Kensington Campus, High Street, Kensington, UNSW SYDNEY, New South Wales, 2052, SYDNEY, Australia