Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.
- Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
- Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
Face to Face
4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 12 years maximum.
The mining engineering degree is comprised of two years’ study at UON. The remaining two years are undertaken at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) or the University of Wollongong (UOW).
You will complete the first two years of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) at UON and study subjects in:
- structural and environmental mechanics
- technology and human values
- computer programming
In second year you may apply through the University Admission Centre (UAC) to complete your Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mining) at UNSW or UOW. Applications are subject to the normal admission requirements and offers are based on competitive assessment.
After transferring, your studies will include:
- underground mining
- surface mining
- mine ventilation
- mine economics
- mine planning
- mine water
- environmental impact
- regulations and safety
You can also elect to transfer to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) and receive full credit for courses you have already completed.