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The MSc in Mining Geology is designed to provide advanced specialised training for earth science graduates, leading to excellent employment opportunities in the extractive industry. Taught modules are presented over two semesters and individual projects are undertaken throughout the summer vacation, often as industrial placements with a miningexploration company. Recent projects have been carried out in Australia, South Africa and New Zealand as well as in the UK. Programme structure Total credits required: 180 Modules Techniques in Mining Geology (30) Mineral Resource Assessment (30) Mineral Excavation, Management and Environmental Impact of Mining (30) Ore Deposits Geology and Industrial Minerals (30) Project and Dissertation (60) Assessment Written examinations take place on completion of each semester. Project work undertaken during the summer culminates in a 20,000-word dissertation.

The MSc in Mining Geology is designed to provide advanced specialised training for earth science graduates, leading to excellent employment opportunities in the extractive industry. Taught modules are presented over two semesters and individual projects are undertaken throughout the summer vacation, often as industrial placements with a miningexploration company. Recent projects have been carried...

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