Mining Engineering students gain a thorough knowledge of general engineering principles, complemented by courses specific to mining and mineral processing. They learn responsible mining practices and receive a cross-discipline approach to mining by developing a fundamental understanding of mining, mineral processing, economics, management, and environmental and social responsibilities.
Optional Specializations in Mining Engineering:
Focuses on structural geology and rock mechanics, rock fragmentation, mine feasibility study, mine ventilation and mineral inventory estimates.
Emphasizes flotation, hydrometallurgy, process control, processing precious metal ores, plant and process design, coal preparation technology and coal mining technology.
For more information on the program, please visit their website at www.mining.ubc.ca.