The NBK Institute
Find us on UBC's scenic Vancouver campus
Mining at UBC offers a broad professional degree program, integrating courses on engineering principles, earth and mineral sciences, mining and mineral processing case studies, health, safety and environmental issues, social sciences and management, as well as economics and business.
Emphasis is on providing students with the comprehensive knowledge and hands-on skills to succeed in the industry. Students have opportunities for industry employment and participation in research activity at working mines. This approach helps our students develop practical skills and gain exposure to valuable industry experience.
Our faculty members are active within the industry through research, consulting activities and involvement in professional societies. Around the world, wherever mines or mineral prospects are located, UBC alumni are working with mining and exploration companies, and government agencies. End result: An innovative, industry- responsive and internationally recognized program of the highest caliber.
Study at a university consistently ranked in the global top 20.