The PhD program (Materials option) is primarily designed to train people with appropriate engineering or scientific backgrounds to allow them to work effectively in the metals and materials industries. The PhD program (Mining option) is primarily designed for graduates from mining engineering programs who have received adequate academic training in modern mining technology, mineral economics, computer programming, and probabilities and statistics.
A candidate for this degree must pass a minimum of two courses assigned by the Department. These are selected on the basis of the student's previous academic training and research interests. The candidate must also pass a safety training course in the first year of his/her Ph.D. registration.
The candidate is required to participate in an appropriate Research Seminar course and is expected to take a preliminary examination within the first year of his/her Ph.D. registration.
The candidate must submit an acceptable thesis based upon successfully completed research and must satisfy the examiners in an oral examination of the thesis.
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- Mining Environments
- Strategic Mine Planning and Optimization
- Stochastic Modelling
- Materials Handling
- Process Metallurgy
- Computational Thermodynamics
- Automotive and Aerospace Materials
- Nanoelectronic Materials
- Multiscale Modelling of Materials
- Electronic and Solar Cell Materials
- Online application and application fee
- Letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Writing sample/portfolio
- A research supervisor
- Study permits/student visas
International19082 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9541 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
National4782 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2391 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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