Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

Mining Engineering

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Architecture
Field of Study:Mining and Mineral Engineering
Description:Sudbury is at the heart of one of the world’s most important mining areas. Mining engineers receive a broadly based education that suits them to work in today’s complex, high technology world of mining. Their work involves the design, development, operation, and management of mines and their associated activities for the safe, economical, and environmentally sound extraction of minerals from ore bodies.

At Laurentian, emphasis is placed on underground, hard rock, and metalliferous mining. Several major mining-related research centres are located on the Laurentian campus, focussing on issues such as rock mechanics, robotics and automation in mining, innovative mining techniques, deep mining productivity enhancement, and sustainability in mining. The Co-op program is completed over five years.
URL:Mining Engineering at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,799
International: $25,542
Careers:Mining SupervisorsMining Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Economics 

Ontario secondary school students who apply for admission to first year at Laurentian University must present an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), as well as at least six grade 12 4U/4M courses (as specified in each program listing) with the minimum grade requirements. For additional information regarding admission prerequisites, contact our Admissions Office at 1-800-263-4188 or 705-675-4843.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 19, 2016