Associate Degree of Engineering (Mining Engineering)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ) University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Course description

Become part of the mining industry USQ's Associate Degree of Engineering (Mining) has been developed as part of the Minerals Industry National Associate Degree (MINAD) project established by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA). This degree will give you the freedom of choice to start up your career or be a stepping stone to further study. You will study planning, design, testing, and the operation of open-cut and underground mines, but also get the opportunity to put your knowledge and skills into practice in class and at mining sites. Topics include fundamental mathematics, applied mechanics, material science, engineering design, geology, geomechanics, construction, surveying, mining technology and mine planning. Why Mining? Mining is one of Australia's largest and most exciting industries and gives you the option to work in some of Australia's most exotic locations. With your skills gained at USQ explore careers in planning mining developments, designing pit and waste areas, scheduling excavation and haulage processes, controlling and monitoring mining operations and production. Other majors Other majors for the Associate Degree of Engineering: Agricultural, Civil, Computer Systems, Electrical and Electronic, Environmental, Instrumentation Control and Automation, Mechanical, and Power.

  • Start date 16-JUL-2018,19-NOV-2018,25-FEB-2019
  • Duration 2 years
  • International Cost AUD $30480 per year
  • Qualification Associate degree
  • Study mode Full time