McGill University

Mining Engineering

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Mining and Mineral Engineering
Description:A Co-op Bachelor of Engineering program in mining engineering is offered by the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering. McGill, which has the oldest mining engineering program in Canada, has always been noted for the excellence of its courses and for the training it provides in mining technology, mineral economics and mining practice. Graduates in Mining Engineering are in demand not only in Canada but throughout the world.

Technical developments have been rapid in recent years. These offer a challenge to the imaginative student with a strong engineering interest. The Department offers a cooperative program leading to the BEng degree in Mining Engineering. The Co-op program is offered in collaboration with the Department of Mineral Engineering at École Polytechnique in Montreal, and includes formal industrial work periods. Students registered at McGill are required to take a series of technical mining courses from École Polytechnique in the latter part of the program.
URL:Mining Engineering at McGill University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,749
National: $9,925
International: $42,605
Careers:Mining SupervisorsMining Engineers

Admission Requirements


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

  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry 
  • 3 of  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 3 of  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants must have Chemistry - NYA, NYB (OOUL, OOUM), Mathematics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUN, OOUP, OOUQ), and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT).

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

* 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 June 30, 2018