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Master of Engineering in Mining Engineering
Modes of Study  Part-time
Duration 2 Years
Level Postgraduate
Course Code 09MOEN

The Master of Engineering in Mining Engineering (MEng: Mining Engineering) by coursework and a thesis is designed to develop specialists in mining engineering and to provide practice-oriented education for high-level mining engineers who can provide practical solutions to real-world mining engineering related problems in Namibia and throughout the world.

It is further intended to produce world-class professionals who are experts in mining engineering, equipped with advanced knowledge, specialised skills and analytical attributes required in the innovative design, development, construction and operation of industries in which mineral ores are extracted and processed to products of higher economic value.

The programme is offered in two specialisations:

  • Mine Planning
  • Sustainable Mining
  • Admission Requirements:

    • Hold a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mining Engineering, or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 8, from a recognised institution; or a pre-NQF professional or four-year Bachelor degree, with a professional project or research component from a recognised institution and evaluated as appropriate by the Department.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in English communication at postgraduate level, as demonstrated by the fact that the undergraduate degree was undertaken with English as the medium of instruction. If the undergraduate degree was not obtained in the medium of English, then the applicant will be required to show proficiency in the medium of English through achieving at least band 7 of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or an equivalent.

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