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Mineral Resources and Sustainable Mining, M.Sc.

University of Oulu
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
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University of Oulu

Program description

Mineral Resources and Sustainable Mining, M.Sc.

International Master Program in Mineral Resources and Sustainable Mining provides master’s degrees in two fields: MSc in Geosciences and MSc (Tech) in Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing. Graduating students will profoundly understand the engineering, geological, geophysical, financial, regulatory, environmental and social aspects of sustainable mining within the whole mining industry value chain

Program content

The two-year Program has five specialization options:

  • Economic Geology
  • Quaternary Geology
  • Mining Engineering
  • Mineral Processing
  • Applied geophysics

Tuition fees

Full Tuition fee for Non-EU student is 13000 / year

Full Tuition fee for EU student is free

Scholarships & funding

The University of Oulu International Scholarship Scheme provides scholarships to academically talented international students studying for a Master’s degree in the University of Oulu two-year International Master’s Programs or five -year Intercultural Teacher Education Program. The scholarships will be granted in the form of a tuition fee waiver covering 50% or 75% of the full tuition fee.

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The Program will give you excellent skills and understanding on the whole mine value chain and principles of sustainable mining, including:

  • theoretical studies in geosciences and engineering
  • economical and environmental aspects of mining
  • hands-on practice in the well-equipped Oulu Mining School Research Centre and in the field
  • the latest modelling and simulation education related to the topics
  • instrumental skills in mineral analytics

Career opportunities

Job opportunities exist in all fields related to the mining value chain including exploration, mining, mineral processing, and other kinds of rock engineering both in the industry and in research.

About this institute

University of Oulu

University of Oulu

The University of Oulu is an international science university focusing on future well-being and knowledge through multidisciplinary research and education. We provide students the tools to discover, utilize and apply new knowledge to create innovations for the future. At the...

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University of Oulu

Pentti Kaiteran katu 1
90570 Oulu

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