The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Mining Engineering

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Applied Science (Engineering)
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Mining and Mineral Engineering
Description:Mining Engineering is concerned with the extraction and processing of ores containing valuable minerals or metals. To become a mining engineer, you need a thorough knowledge of general engineering principles, followed by the study of courses specific to mining and mineral processing. These courses are designed to cover a wide and diverse range of subjects in order to meet the challenges faced by the global mining industry. The program’s cross-disciplinary approach to mining is aimed at reducing the environmental impact of mining operations, improving the social impacts of mining, and increasing the efficiency of aspects of mineral extraction such as energy and water usage.
URL:Mining Engineering at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $44,463
Scholarships:1
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingMining SupervisorsMining Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 

- Final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or equivalent course, including provincial examinations where applicable).

- Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs).

* 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 07, 2018

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