Mining Engineering: Top Programmes in South Africa
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Mining Engineering is a very rich, interesting and versatile career. If you want to pursue a degree in Mining Engineering, the University of the Witwatersrand offers you 3 top-quality programmes recognised by world rankings.
What is Mining Engineering about?
Why pursue a programme in Mining Engineering?
- Quality education: The University of the Witwatersrand has been ranked among the best universities to study Mining Engineering in the world. The Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment endeavours to provide a broad based education for their students, which will allow them to examine problems encountered in later life from different perspectives and arrive at optimal solutions.
- Rich environment: South Africa is extremely rich in mining and minerals and considered the world’s leader with nearly 90% of all the platinum metals on earth and around 41% of all the world’s Gold! So, you will always have a steady job thanks to South Africa’s rich ground.
- Diverse: Mining Engineering is a very diverse degree. If you pursue a degree in Mining Engineering, you will be studying different elements of many different disciplines, such as civil, electrical, surveying, geology, etc.
- Dynamic: In addition to working with many other disciplines, this degree will allow you to work in the field and avoid being stuck in an office. Mining engineering is a really versatile career, so after you graduate there are plenty of different areas of mining engineering in which you can specialise. You will have many opportunities to work in many different environments, including the chance to travel the world!
Discover the Top Programmes in Mining Engineering offered by the University of the Witwatersrand
Master of Science in Mining Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Mining Engineering