MS Mining Geological/Geophysical Engineering

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona, USA
MS Mining Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • University of Arizona mining and geological engineering grad students are industrious, entrepreneurial, forward-thinking individuals with a deep understanding of the need to preserve the earth’s resources and protect the environment for generations to come.
  • Grad students are developing extraction and processing methods, making mining safer and more efficient, converting mine waste into consumer products, and advancing technology for mining operations.
  • UA mining and geological engineering grad programs provide a number of high-profile research opportunities in the following focus areas:
    • Geophysical sensing techniques
    • Mine health and safety
    • Mineral and chemical characterization
    • Mineral processing, metallurgy, and extractive metallurgy
    • Mine technology and automation
    • Rock strength, fracturing, and excavation
    • Sustainable mining and development
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2315409 INR
Hostel & Meals822485 INR
Insurance199579 INR
Transportation17724 INR
Mandatory Fees97702 INR
Books & Supplies87888 INR
Miscellaneous Expenses292960 INR
International Student Fee29296 INR
iCourse Fee7324 INR
Total1554958 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a recognized University with a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 based on a 4.00 scale
  • Applicants from India must hold:
    • 4 years of accredited bachelor,
    • 3 year accredited bachelor + master;
    • 3 year accredited bachelor + post-grad diploma; or
    • 3-year bachelor by itself provided the degree is at least 120 credits
  • Calculation of the GPA is based on the following:
    • Twelve or more graded units obtained as a graduate student.
    • Applicant's undergraduate record comprised of their most recent 60 graded units OR
    • A combination of the last 60 units of undergraduate and graduate coursework (2 year, full-time equivalent for non-US or non-semester type credit hours) when fewer than twelve units of graduate coursework have been completed
  • The background coursework we look for is 3 semesters of calculus (for some emphasis areas differential equations is required), 1-2 semesters of physics (depending on the emphasis area), statics (for some emphasis areas strength of materials and mechanics of fluids), and a basic understanding of geologic principles.
ExamsTOEFL: 79

  • No subject area below a 6

PTE: 60

GRE: Accepted
  • Competitive GRE general test score, preferably in the top 85th percentile

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