The University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mining)

The University of Adelaide
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4 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
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Why study this course

The academic program focuses on analysis and design and combines knowledge from geotechnical, civil and environmental engineering, geology, computing, mathematics and finance. It focuses on engineering problem-solving, analysis and design, optimisation, computer-based methods and research, and communication and management skills. Mining engineers are concerned with the extraction and processing of ores from the earth that contain valuable minerals or metals. They are involved in mine design, mining systems, geology/resource estimation, mine planning, geotechnical/rock mechanics, mine ventilation, mining economics, management and finance, project evaluation and environmental considerations. Mine engineers may supervise other engineers, surveyors, geologists, scientists and technicians working on a mine site/office.

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Roles related to this course: Engineer, Operations Engineer, Planning Engineer, Production Engineer, and 2 more.


Graduates qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Entry requirements

Year 12 (senior secondary certificate)

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • North Terrace

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

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Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

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What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, The University of Adelaide can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit The University of Adelaide's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mining)

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