Africa has the largest minerals industry in the world. The transactional value of foreign investment into Africa’s mining sector amounted to some $47 billion in 2018. Become part of the industry ‒ choose UP!
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The University of Pretoria encourages impactful cross-disciplinary research. Because the mining industry impacts society on all levels, it is a sector in which cross-disciplinary research can yield meaningful results. #UPMiningMatters
Undergraduate BEng Mining Engineering students will learn to apply problem-solving skills related to mining engineering on an advanced level, while applying specialist and fundamental knowledge related to mining engineering.
The Department of Mining Engineering strives for research excellence in the mining industry. Postgraduate students can pursue honours, master’s and doctoral degree programmes in mining engineering and applied science mining.