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Master Programme in Civil Engineering, with specialization in mining and Geotechnical Engineering

120 Credits, Programme, master's level
Are you interested in geotechnical and mining engineering? Do you want to have engineering tools which are important for the development of our future society? Then this two-year university programme in Civil engineering with specialization in Mining and Geotechnical Engineering will suit you!

As a student you will meet the industry both through site visits and lectures given by industry professionals. Our teachers are committed to your learning and are experts in geotechnical/mining/rock engineering, and operation and maintenance. The programme includes compulsory and optional courses, along with a M.Sc. thesis project performed in collaboration with the industry. This approach you to specialize in one of the following areas: - Production planning and automation - Rock mechanics and rock engineering - Soil Mechanics and dams

Labour market

Since mining and geotechnical engineering is essential in many fields, you have great freedom when choosing your future workplace, both in terms of task and geographic location. You can work as a project manager, consultant or researcher for contractors, government agencies, mining operations, universities, and more. The whole world can be your workplace!

Luleå, Normal, Autumn 2018

Startdatum 2018-09-03, v.36 2018
Daytime, 100%
Entry requirements

Bachelors degree of minimum 180 ECTS with at least 60 ECTS in the area of mining technology, constructions technology or nature resource technology. At least 22,5 credits in Mathematics at university level is required.

Documented skills in English language.

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The selection procedure is based on academic qualifications, quality and quantity aspects

Closed for application

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For detailed questions about the programme please do not hesitate to contact us

Andreas Eitzenberger

Andreas Eitzenberger, Senior Lecturer

Organization: Mining and Rock Engineering, Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 492267
Room: F610A - Luleå»