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Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering

University of Porto

36 months
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3000 EUR/year
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About

Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering from University of Porto focuses on a multidisciplinary, advanced and comprehensive approach to scientific or technological issues involved in the life cycle of a mineral resource.

Overview

At Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering from University of Porto research will preferentially concern the fundamental understanding of the basic processes that support the sciences and technologies involved in the application of engineering principles to the Earth Sciences.

Students at Mining and Geo-Resources Engineering from University of Porto will:

  • develop their thesis research from the first year onwards, under the orientation of a supervisor.
  • attend specialized courses, either in normal or tutorial regime on advanced topics of interest to their research topic.
  • focuse on topics related to the life cycle of mineral resources: the availability of minerals; prospection and recognition; mining project; study of potential environmental impacts; exploitation of mineral deposits; ore processing; the disposal, treatment and recycling of mineral wastes; decommissioning, closure and abandonment; geo-environmental technologies and still on any supporting science or technology such as geostatistics, rock mechanics, geophysics, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar - Research Project
  • Preparation of the dissertation
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Applied Modelling
  • Characterization of Rock Formations
  • Experimental Planning
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydromineralurgy
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Integrated Mining Project
  • Management of Mining Systems
  • Mining Environmental Impact

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holders of a Master's degree or legal equivalent in the area of Earth sciences and technologies, such as Mining Engineering, Geological Eng., Geotechnical Eng., Applied Geology or related areas;
  • Holders of a Bachelor's degree with a relevant academic or scientific curriculum in this scientific area recognized by the Scientific Committee as attesting to their ability to attend this cycle of studies;
  • Those with an academic, scientific or professional curriculum in this scientific area recognized by the Scientific Committee as attesting to their ability to attend this cycle of studies.
  • ID document (Citizen Card /ID Card / Passport) or declaration containing the identification data 
  • Graduation certificate regarding a higher education degree 
  • Certificate (Transcript) of the higher education institution
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Letter of motivation;
  • Information regarding the supervisor;
  • Letters of recommendation;
  • Photo (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per year during 36 months.

 

Living costs for Porto

556 - 865 EUR /month
Living costs

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