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: Mining Supervisors,Mining 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).