Change to a career in mining and gain understanding in mineral processes and extractive metallurgy.
1 year full-time
About this course
This course is for non-metallurgy scientists and engineers who wish to pursue a career as extractive metallurgists or further their career within the minerals industry.
What you will learn
apply extractive metallurgy knowledge, principles and concepts to the practice of the mining/metallurgy profession including research at graduate level
demonstrate graduate level critical and creative thinking ability in the practice of the mining/metallurgy profession
evaluate, synthesise and communicate information and contextualise it to the practice of extractive metallurgy / mining engineering applicable to stakeholders, using written or oral presentations
demonstrate responsibility and team-skills by applying critical reflection, evaluation and proactively manage teamwork, recognising the need to apply and evaluate international best practice standards in the mining/metallurgical workplace
recognise the impact and importance of cultural diversity in the implementation of mining/metallurgical projects with a respect for cultural perspectives and practices
work in accordance with professional standards and demonstrate responsibility towards the broader community
Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Engineering courses at Curtin University.