McGill University

Mining Engineering

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Field of Study:Mining and Mineral Engineering
Description:Mining Engineering is a complex and interdisciplinary field involving elements of geological, civil, mechanical and materials engineering. A Professional Mining Engineer can plan, design, organize and supervise the development of mines, mine facilities, systems and equipment, and can also prepare and supervise the extraction of metallic or non-metallic minerals and ore from underground or surface mines.

Labour market forecasts show that Mining Engineers are highly desirable in the workforce in Canada and around the world for a variety of career options such as field work, management and academia.
URL:Mining Engineering at McGill University
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingMining SupervisorsMining Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*89

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Français  or  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have Chemistry - NYA, NYB (OOUL, OOUM), Mathematics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUN, OOUP, OOUQ), and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT).

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 18, 2021