Online Education, Professional Development, & Corporate Training


Whether you have a college diploma or university degree, or your company is looking for training resources for your workforce, The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen’s University has the online and customized professional programs you’re looking for.


Online Education

Certificate in Mining Technologies (CMT)

  • A six-course undergraduate certificate designed for upper-year students in science and engineering degree programs, as well as for graduates of such programs. The CMT is an innovative online program that prepares you for a range of opportunities in the global mining industry.

  • Combine your degree studies with a certificate specialization in either Mining or Mineral Processing, and gain a high-quality, technically-rigorous education from Canada’s foremost mining engineering school.

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Bachelor of Mining Engineering Technology (BTech)

  • A diploma-to-degree program designed for engineering technologists who want to take their careers to the next level, offered in a flexible online format, which working professionals can pursue without leaving the workforce.

  • Articulation and credit transfer agreements in place with a number of colleges across Canada, including Northern College (Haileybury School of Mines), Cambrian College, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

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Online Professional Development Offerings

  • Building on the high-quality content and online delivery expertise developed via the CMT and BTech programs, combined with our unparalleled access to subject matter expertise, Queen’s Mining is rolling out its first fully online professional development course offering this summer.

  • This first offering, “Mining for Non-Miners”, available this summer (June 2019), is designed for professionals new to the mining sector, as well as those working in related sectors such as: investment and finance, suppliers and vendors, government, NGO’s and community groups, etc.

  • Future professional development course offerings will include Mineral Economics, as well as Ore Body Modelling and Geostatistics.

  • For more information, please contact Professor Laeeque Daneshmend:

Corporate Training Programs

  • Queen’s Mining has been delivering corporate training programs to mining sector corporations for over half a century.

  • Building on our deep subject matter expertise, we can work with corporate clients to custom tailor training programs across the broad spectrum of mining topics, ranging from mine planning and mine design, mineral processing and extractive metallurgy, physical asset management, through to social license and mineral economics.

  • We are able to offer customized corporate training in a variety of formats: in person, on-site, online, and blended delivery.

  • To discuss your specific requirements, please contact Professor Laeeque Daneshmend:

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These programs are offered in flexible, online formats, allowing you to enhance your mining sector knowledge and expand your career opportunities.

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