Master of Engineering Science (Metallurgy)
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Study mode||On-campus, off-campus and mixed on- and off-campus|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
This course is designed to meet the needs of professional metallurgists with an undergraduate qualification in this field. It will help you develop specialist knowledge and skills in extractive metallurgy and provide you with the knowledge and qualifications required to further your career in the minerals industry.
You will choose from a range of higher level coursework units to complement your educational background and career aspirations. You will also undertake project work which may involve research, field and laboratory work and you will complete a written report and/or dissertation on your findings.
Please note that this course includes three units that require you to attend laboratory sessions, totalling two or three days per semester, at the Kalgoorlie campus.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
You must have a three-year Australian-recognised degree in extractive metallurgy or a closely related discipline, with a course weighted average of 65% or above in final year, plus at least two years of appropriate experience. Candidates with other qualifications and experience may be accepted at the discretion of the course coordinator.
The equivalent of one semester's worth of units may be taken from other universities such as the University of Queensland, towards this degree with the approval of the course coordinator.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2017||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. 400 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).
Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis. If you hold a Curtin Graduate Diploma in Metallurgy or Bachelor of Engineering (Minerals Engineering), or equivalent, you can be granted up to 100 points of CRL. Other qualifications and/or experience may be considered in your application.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
Careers for extractive metallurgy specialists include in-house specialists in mining and chemical companies, consultants, academics and researchers.
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