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Research Areas

Our Professors and staff cover the breadth and depth of mining specializations, including: Environmental; Geotechnical; Mechanical Systems; Metallurgical; Mineral Processing; Mining Planning & Design; Occupational Health & Safety; Reliability, Maintenance & Risk Assessment; Robotics; Rock Mechanics and; Sustainability

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Queen’s University is one of Canada’s oldest degree-granting institutions, and has influenced Canadian higher education since 1841...

Facilities & Labs

Facilities & Labs

The Reactor Materials Testing Laboratory (RMTL) is an exciting research endeavor for the Queen's Nuclear Materials Group...

Seminars

Seminars

Each research graduate student is required to regularly attend the graduate seminar program...

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.

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

The goal of this course is to provide an opportunity for students to use information from their undergraduate courses to make decisions on projects of the type that they may face in their future careers.

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