University of Exeter
Key Course Facts
For engineers and geologists already in employment and looking for skills and knowledge enhancement, or geology and engineering graduates keen to specialise in mining, general management and excavation (geotechnics and tunnelling)
Taught by the internationally established Camborne School of Mines (CSM), a combined mining school and geoscience department
Learn specialist analytical, design and management skills that are relevant to the mining industry
Have the opportunity to undertake projects directly linked with industry, which may result in industrial placements for their project period.
Benefit from excellent links with the local and international minerals industry, and learn alongside a cohort of students from around the world.
Accredited under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council.
Accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- All Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Mining Engineering, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
All applicants are considered individually on merit although we usually require a 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant science or engineering discipline. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
Positions of University of Exeter in top UK and global rankings.
About University of Exeter
The University of Exeter is a government funded research university based in Exeter, Devon, in the South-West region of England. The university has two campuses in Exeter, which are known as Streatham and St Luke’s, while another two are situated in the coastal town of Cornwall, known as Truro and Penryn. Something for prospective students to be aware of is that the University Exeter works in collaboration with Falmouth University under the Combined Universities in Cornwall initiative.
Student composition of University of Exeter
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Mining Geology MSc||University of Exeter||89%||5%||0%||-||-||147||Exeter||On campus Full-time|
|Applied Statistics and Data Mining PgDip||University of St Andrews||89%||5%||0%||£9900||£20370||147||St Andrews||On campus Full-time|
|Business Intelligence Systems and Data Mining MSc||De Montfort University||89%||5%||0%||£7920||£14600||147||Leicester||On campus Full-time|
|Mining Environmental Management MSc||University of Exeter||89%||5%||0%||-||-||147||Exeter||On campus Part-time|
|Mining Engineering MSc||University of Exeter||89%||5%||0%||-||-||147||Exeter||On campus Part-time|