Bachelor of Mining Engineering (Honours)

This four-year full-time course is open to both local and international students. Mining engineering focuses on the safe, economical, and environmentally responsible extraction of mineral resources from the earth and transforming them into more user-friendly forms while minimizing environmental impact.

The degree offers a comprehensive understanding of the workings of complex mining systems, the roles of mining companies, and the socio-environmental aspects of both surface and underground mining operations. It instills a solid foundation in basic sciences and engineering fundamentals, coupled with practical experience in applying engineering principles to resource exploitation and earth system construction.  

Program Overview

Course Overview for Mining Enineering
  • 4 Years Full-Time
  • On Campus (East Taraka)
  • Available to Domestic Student
  • Start Year Intake - February

They exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning, professional growth, analytical thinking, and ethical standards, alongside confidence, effective communication skills, and an innovative mindset toward designing resource exploitation strategies with a strong emphasis on environmental and sociopolitical considerations at local and global levels. Graduates possess the ability to tackle intricate mining and earth systems engineering challenges, excel in teamwork and decision-making, and grasp the global significance of minerals within a changing landscape, particularly in Papua New Guinea.

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