Program Information

School: British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty: School of Construction and the Environment
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Mining Technology/Technician
Description: The Bachelor of Engineering in Mining and Mineral Resource Engineering program is designed to allow well qualified students who successfully complete the first year of the Mineral Exploration and Mining Technology diploma program to apply to complete an engineering degree through three additional years of full-time study. The vision of the program is to provide students with a flexible educational path for successful careers in the mineral resource industry both in Canada and worldwide. As such the degree will have a strong practical focus built upon a broad foundation of engineering theory, analysis and design. Throughout this program, students will be challenged to develop their critical thinking skills and exercise their creative abilities.

The mineral resource industry is a cornerstone of many communities throughout BC and Canada and it is a major contributor to our economy. Canada is recognized as a world leader in mineral exploration and mining, and our expertise is exported around the world to help discover, develop, and operate mines.

URL: Mining and Mineral Resource Engineering at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost shown is for the first year of study.

Careers: Mining Supervisors

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Applicants must one of the following: completion of all Mineral Exploration and Mining Technology first year diploma courses, with a minimum year-end average GPA of 70% or an equivalent level of formal education at the post-secondary level, with a minimum year-end average GPA of 70%. Note: If you have completed the two-year Mineral Exploration and Mining Technology diploma program (or earlier versions of the diploma) or equivalent, you may be eligible to apply as a Direct Entry student into levels 4 or 5 (see details below under Direct Entry).