Masters | Postgraduate Course - Tunnel Engineering MSc Course Details within University of Exeter

Postgraduate Admissions
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Course Fees
Tuition fees per year 2019/20 UK/EU: £10,500 full-time; £5,250 part-time (where available). International: £23,700 full-time
Contact Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Tunnel Engineering MSc

Study Details

MSc: 1 year full-time, 2 or 4 years part-time

A unique benefit studying at Camborne School of Mines is the community and relations you will gain both during, and after your studies. Camborne School of Mines has a world-class reputation and excellent alumni network, allowing our graduates to prosper in their respective fields in all corners of the globe.

In addition, a degree form Camborne School of Mines will teach the necessary technical skills and theoretical knowledge required, as well as additional complementary skills relating to communications, teamwork and problem solving. We have excellent rates of graduate employment, with many postgraduates working overseas.

Module details

Compulsory modules

CSMM118    Project and Dissertation    60
CSMM130    Excavation and Geomechanics     15
CSMM131    Health and Safety in the Extractive Industry    15
CSMM136    Project Management    15
CSMM186    Underground Construction    15
CSMM187    Underground Excavation Design    15

Optional modules

Choose 3 from the below:
CSMM145    Production and Cost Estimation     15
CSMM153    Mine Planning and Design    15
CSMM188    Working Environment and Ventilation    15
CSMM418    Mine Automation    15

Entry Requirements

A good honours degree from a recognised university (typically a 2:2 or higher) in a science, earth or environmental science, engineering or maths based subject.

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

A degree from the Camborne School of Mines will give you the practical and vocational skills to pursue a career in fields related to your degree, such as the extraction or construction industry. It will also give you a range of broader skills in teamwork, problem solving and communication.

We have excellent rates of graduate employment, with many of our postgraduates working abroad after graduation.

The Career Zone (CAS) at our Cornwall Campus provides high-quality careers information and guidance to students of all disciplines. Our experienced careers team can give you individual support whilst you are at the University and after you have graduated.

Services include talks, confidential careers interviews and an extensive careers library of reference books, magazines and journals. A new computer suite is also available for accessing online careers information, vacancy services and specialist software on, for example, sources of funding for courses and worldwide volunteering.