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Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering

Manresa School of Engineering (EPSEM)

The bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering is renamed for the 2021-2022 academic year, the bachelor's degree in Mineral Resource Engineering and Mineral Recycling.

The bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to manage the stages of exploration, prospecting, exploitation and restoration of any project aimed at obtaining mineral resources. You will learn to use the latest technological and computer developments in designing and planning in the mining sector. Training in applied geology, land management and civil works will provide you with a wide range of employment opportunities. You will become a versatile engineer who is able to adapt to any kind of task related to the land and the mineral resources it contains.

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4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
Fees and grants
Approximate fees per academic year: €1,660 (€2,490 for non-EU residents). Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options).
Manresa School of Engineering (EPSEM)
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register
Professional opportunities
  • Project management and development for surface and underground mining.
  • Excavation, tunnelling and earthworks.
  • Use and handling of explosives.
  • Construction materials.
  • Land management and surveying.
  • Restoration of degraded natural areas and waste management.
  • Drilling and water reuse.
  • Research, development and innovation projects.
  • Public administration and teaching.
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