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Mining Engineering

Have you ever stopped to think about how minerals are extracted from the earth, or what happens afterwards? A degree in mining engineering will give you the skills to be part of Australia's largest industries. 

  • 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.
  • 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).
  • USQ’s programs are fully accredited by Engineers Australia, and are recognised worldwide.
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Semester 1, 2020 applications close 6 March

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