Masters of Engineering

Masters of Engineering

Join the academic community of one of the world’s leading mining schools.  We are one of a few mining schools in Canada with facilities and expertise in Mining, Mineral Processing, Rock Mechanics, Social License, Mine Economics and Environmental Sustainability. Enroll in a Master of Engineering Degree at a top ranked university and in one of the most beautiful and liveable cities in the world.*

Our cohort-based, professional Master of Engineering Degree is a course-based masters which allows one to specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Mining geotechnics,
  • Mineral processing,
  • Mine economics, or
  • Mining sustainability and the environment.

The program attracts mining professionals from all corners of the world and creates a diverse network of mining expertise.  Students benefit from the academic content as well as the international professional experience each student brings to the program.  Students also have the opportunity to enhance their experience with an 4-8 month paid work term.

Take advantage of our institute’s strong sense of community and close industrial support.

The Master of Engineering in Mining Engineering (M.Eng.) is an intensive study program designed for professionals and engineering graduates eager to upgrade their skills in order to build a solid base for a career in the global mining industry. It includes at least 30 credits of course work with the option to complete a coop work term. The program takes up to 2 years to complete.


NBK Mining Students

Admission Requirements: 

  • A Bachelor of Applied Science or Engineering Degree.  Acceptable disciplines include: Mining, Mineral Processing, Geological Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Materials, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering.
  • A Bachelor of Science Degree.  Acceptable disciplines included: Geoscience, Environmental, and Chemistry.


Program Requirements:

  • The MEng degree requires 30 credits, consisting of 24 credits of course work and a 6 credit project.


For more information please contact:
Carmen Jensen, or call 604 822 4642.

*UBC consistently ranks within the top 50 global universities (Times Higher Education Supplement, Newsweek Magazine, and Shanghai Jiaotong University). The Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Vancouver the world’s #1 most liveable global city in 2009.

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