Bircham University’s Mining Engineering program demonstrates the latest in the mining technology. The program also shows the various tasks a mining engineer completes throughout the life of a mine, including site's value determination, mineral extraction, deposits' search and post-mining reclamation. It concentrates on the sustainable land management that achieves economic and environmental needs. It covers both over-ground and underground approaches to mining for a broad range of substances, including metals, non-metals and fuels.
Subjects covered on this course include: Geology, Hydrology, Petrology & Petrography, Mineral Deposits & Sedimentology, Rock & Fluid Properties, Mineralogy, Crystallography, Geomorphology, Environmental Impact, Ground Mechanics, Ground Retaining Structures, Geotechnical Analysis, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Drilling Optimization & Mining Engineering.
The Mining Engineering program is available at Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctoral) Degree program levels.