Graduate Diploma in Mining
|Study method||Part-time or full-time|
|Study mode||On-campus, off-campus and mixed on- and off-campus|
|Duration||1 year full-time|
This course is designed to help you enter the mining industry. You will develop a detailed knowledge of the mining industry and become particularly familiar with mining engineering methods.
This course is designed for those outside the discipline of mining engineering who wish to become knowledgeable in the specialist skills of the mining industry and in particular become familiar with mining engineering methods. It prepares you for positions in the mining industry, both operational and management, in both open-pit and underground work and partially satisfies the entry requirements for the postgraduate Master of Engineering Science (Mining) study.
The Master of Engineering Science (Mining) is available for further studies upon completion of this course.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
Specifically, you require a bachelor degree in applied geology or civil/ geological/geotechnical engineering from a recognised institution. Some industrial experience is preferred. Candidates with a bachelor degree in surveying or mechanical/metallurgical engineering and relevant industrial experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2016||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$26,700*|
Fees are indicative first year only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 200 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
No recognition of prior learning (RPL) is considered for this course. The course will be structured to suit your individual background.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
Graduates may be employed as underground and/or open pit mining engineers or quarry managers, or hold other senior management positions once the necessary experience is gained.
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