Course Info

Industry is strongly linked to mining education in Australia through the Minerals Council of Australia. MEA courses are mining industry-endorsed, relevant to the role of mining engineers today and in the future, and utilize the latest in technology and research. The innovative teaching and learning programs cover all aspects of mining engineering

  • Technical
  • Operational
  • Social/community issues

Each student must complete four courses each semester. This is made up of 3 core subjects and one elective. Students have the opportunity to undertake exchange semesters amongst MEA Universities.

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Students must be a 2nd year mining student or have completed a two year program of study or courses of a similar nature to those in the mining program. It is possible to undertake a double degree please check with each university as to specific requirements.