Our graduates are technology smart, innovative, and responsible leaders.
Being a mining engineer is about a lot more than rocks, minerals, and hard hats. The opportunities are vast and varied, with graduates of the undergraduate program in Mining Engineering going on to lead exciting careers that are both meaningful and rewarding.
Mining engineers address a wide range of challenges, from building mines in remote areas or at large depths to finding ways to reduce the environmental and social impact of mining operations. At UBC, you’ll be equipped to meet these challenges and be prepared to participate in the many significant opportunities available in the global mining industry.
The Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering is one of the most active engineering schools in the world, with the Mining Engineering program consistently ranked among the top in Canada. We offer a broad professional degree program that integrates courses on engineering principles, earth sciences, and mining and mineral processing with content covering health, safety, management, economics, and environmental and social issues. The integration is done by means of case studies, field trips, guest speakers and design projects.
We are committed to creating an environment that generates highly qualified people who have practical training and experience using new technology and innovative mining practices.
NBK Institute of Mining Engineering Graduates attract the highest salaries of all engineering disciplines.