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Graduate Studies

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Graduate Studies Overview

The Mining Engineering program concentrates on teaching and research involving the broader field of excavation and processing of ore to obtain the mineral products required by contemporary society. The program is designed to produce engineers and specialists qualified to assess, design and operate both underground and open pit mines, to design and operate complex processing plants and to evaluate and maintain the mechanical equipment required by these mining or processing facilities.

 

Graduate students at the Masters level may follow research (M.A.Sc.) or non-research programs (M.Eng.). Naturally, at the Doctoral level, only research is supported.

 

The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining welcomes your interest in participating in the graduate study program of this Department and hopes that you are able to explore the opportunities that will become available to you should you wish to become part of the Mining family at Queen’s University. 


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Masters of Engineering
Masters of Engineering

The Masters program enables qualified students to study advanced courses in their field of interest in the mining industry. The non-research program (M.Eng.) requires that several more courses be taken, but the project, which may be completed by the student.

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Masters of Applied Sciences
Masters of Applied Sciences

The minimum requirements for the M.A.Sc. are four (4)term length courses, satisfactory participation in the graduate seminar (MINE-897) and completion of a research thesis (MINE-899). One term length course can be from the 400-series in another department.

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Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy

The minimum academic requirements are four term length courses beyond the M.A.Sc. degree, satisfactory participation in the graduate seminar MINE-897, successful completion of the comprehensive examination requirement.

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Course Samples
Course Samples

A sample of graduate level courses with brief descriptions detailing course specifics.

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