Master of Mineral Resources

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

This program enables graduates to obtain an advanced knowledge in specialist plans related to the minerals industry. Students gain analytical skills that enable critical assessment of alternative solutions to complex industry problems. Graduates are equipped with an understanding of particular sections of the industry, and focus on investigating and resolving design and operational problems in a safe and efficient manner. The Master of Mineral Resources provides professional postgraduate education in areas that impact directly upon the efficient technical, scientific and commercial management of the minerals industry.

Course Fee:

Australian: $40,160
International: $59,511

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in geological science, geological engineering or related field GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale; or Graduate Diploma in Mineral Resources with GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale


24 units

Subjects you can Study:

Exploration geology; Exploration geophysics

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Further information:

Courses are offered by short intensive modules, application exercises, and projects. Some courses may incur additional costs (e.g. field trips). In certain plans, courses are offered in a web-based delivery mode, enabling international students to take the courses in their home countries. Students may need hardware/software required for access to the internet. Some courses are offered only once each year, or in some years not at all. Students should enquire about the availability of courses early in the application process, and well before committing to travel to Brisbane.


Australian Institute of Geoscientists; Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists; Geological Society of Australia; Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Who for:

Graduates requiring advanced knowledge for the minerals industry

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 3 years
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Is the information on this page correct? Request update

Request Information
Enquire about this course

Related courses