- 2017



Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2017 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the component of any bachelors double degrees.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Engineering

Contact details

EngineeringEngineering (http://www.monash.edu/engineering/about-us/contact-us)



Mining engineering involves the extraction and processing of ores from the earth. You will acquire skills, knowledge and experience in all aspects of exploring, planning, extracting and processing minerals, including environmental impact assessment and management; mine system design, management and economics; geology; and geomechanics.



Levels 2, 3 and 4

Parts C, D. Mining engineering knowledge, application and practice (108 points)

Students complete:

Part E. Elective study (36 points)

Single degree students complete a. and b. below:

  1. 12 points of electives at level 2 or 3 from one of the following options:
  2. 24 points of level 3 and 4 units from the list of technical electives below

    For students completing a double degree, some units required for the partner degree are credited as electives towards this degree.

Mining engineering technical electives

  • EAE2522 Sediments and basins
  • EAE3526 Ore deposit geology
  • EAE3591 Geophysics
  • ENE3048 Energy and the environment
  • ENE3608 Environmental impact assessment and management systems
  • MEC2404 Mechanics of fluids

Relevant courses


Single degrees

Successful completion of this undergraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • E3001 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.