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School:Queen's University
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Mining and Mineral Engineering
Description:Traditionally, mining has been one of the broadest engineering fields. A mining engineer is required to be familiar with all of aspects of work involved in the operation of a mining project from the initial discovery stage to the marketing of a final product. For this reason, mining students receive some basic training in each of the major engineering fields.

Courses include Rock Mechanics, Drilling and Blasting, Mineral Processing, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Sustainability, Mineral Economics and Mine Design (Open Pit and Underground).
URL:Mining Engineering at Queen's University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,391
International: $15,811

This cost estimate is for 2021-2022 and includes ancillary fees.



Scholarships:39
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingMining SupervisorsMining Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Data Management  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science 

Admission requirements are as follows: English 4U with a minimum grade of 70%, Calculus and Vectors 4U, Chemistry 4U, Physics 4U, plus one of Advanced Functions 4U, Biology 4U, Data Management 4U, Computer Science 4U, Earth and Space Science 4U.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    For more specific admission requirements, visit https://www.queensu.ca/admission/about-applying/requirements.

    * 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 05, 2021

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