Master of Applied Science in Mining Engineering, The University of British Columbia (UBC)

The University of British Columbia (UBC) Canada

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The award
MASc

How long you will study
find out

Domestic course fees
4802

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
CAD 8436 per year

All study options

About Master of Applied Science in Mining Engineering at The University of British Columbia (UBC)

Program Overview

The Master of Applied Science is a Research degree requiring a thesis. Students can specialize in any of the following areas: social issues in mining, mining engineering, mineral processing, mining and the environment, Rock mechanics, Mine Economics, Safety, Corporate Social Responsibility, etc.

Backed by an unparalleled reputation for expertise and innovation in mineral extraction, mineral processing and environmental protection, the graduate program in Mining Engineering has two types of students in mind:

  • Those from industry who wish to improve their workplace skills; and
  • Those who wish to pursue research leading to advances in state-of-the-art or state-of-the-practice mining and mineral process engineering.

In order to best meet the needs of these two groups, the program encourages interaction between universities in North America and other countries. In many cases, this collaborative outlook leads to joint research projects and student exchanges.

What sets the UBC program apart?

  • opportunities for interdisciplinary work on social, economic as well as engineering research
  • international research opportunities
  • travel opportunities
  • connections to CIRDI
  • Vancouver is a centre for Mining Activity in Canada with its abundance of junior mining companies, finance for mining companies, and law for mining companies.

Career Options

Graduates can go into academia as well as engineering industry, such as a technical expert for a mining company, consutling company or supply company; mining industry advisor for financial and banking etc.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees 4802International course feesCAD 8436 per year

Entry requirements for this course

Contact The University of British Columbia (UBC) to find course entry requirements.

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