Masters of Applied Science

Backed by NBK Mining Graduate Studentan unparalleled reputation for expertise and innovation in mineral extraction, mineral processing and environmental protection, the graduate program in Mining Engineering has two types of students in mind:

Those from industry who wish to improve their workplace skills; and

Those who wish to pursue research leading to advances in state-of-the-art or state-of-the-practice mining and mineral process engineering.

In order to best meet the needs of these two groups, the program encourages interaction between universities in North America and other countries. In many cases, this collaborative outlook leads to joint research projects and student exchanges.

Admission Requirements: A Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) or higher degree in engineering.

Program Requirements

The MASc degree requires 30 credits, consisting of 18 credits of course work and a 12-credit thesis. Students must select courses in the Faculty of Science or Applied Science, keeping in mind that they are limited six credits of undergraduate courses.

For more information please contact:
Maria Lui, gradprogram@mining.ubc.ca or call 604 822 2540.