The University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Science (Mineral Geoscience)

The University of Adelaide
Institution rating
4.1
Duration
3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
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Why study this course

This program is for students interested in the areas of science that relate to Earth's mineral resources - their nature, origin, distribution, discovery and exploitation. This is the program for students who want an interesting, well-paid and diverse career, with opportunities to travel all over the world. The Bachelor of Science (Mineral Geoscience) integrates and extends courses in geology & geophysics, mining engineering, geography & environmental studies, chemistry, mathematics and physics. Key features of this program are extensive field-work. The need for skilled professionals in the geoscientific area has been well documented in the media. The program is specifically designed to meet the need for high-calibre graduates in the mineral resources sector. In addition, this program is strongly geared towards preparing students for entry into the Honours degree in Geology.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate IV or higher; OR
  • Completion of at least 6 months of higher education study; OR
  • Completion of the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • North Terrace

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

Visit The University of Adelaide's website to find out more about your study options.

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

Visit The University of Adelaide's website to find out more about the course price for you.

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).

Student ratings of The University of Adelaide courses

The University of Adelaide
4.1
(336 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
87%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
79%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.0
Course content compared to what was expected
4.0
Balance between theory and practical work
3.7
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.1
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.1
Assistance to help you find a job
3.0
Quality of online study portal
4.1
Transparency of course fees
4.2

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Bachelor of Science (Mineral Geoscience)

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Bachelor of Science (Mineral Geoscience)

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