Bachelor of Science (Mineral Geoscience)

The University of Adelaide

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (Reading 6, Listening 6, Speaking 6, Writing 6); TOEFL: Internet-based: Total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; TOEFL Paper-based: Total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Pearsons: Overall 58 (Reading 50, Listening 50, Speaking 50, Writing 50); Cambridge: Overall 176 (Reading 169, Listening 169, Speaking 169, Writing 169).

Course Details

Rock-solid job opportunities

Mineral geoscience is all about Earth’s mineral resources—their nature, origin, distribution, discovery and uses.

Geoscientists explore for metallic and non-metallic deposits and find environmentally safe ways to dispose of waste materials from mining.

What will you do?

Our Bachelor of Science (Mineral Geoscience) prepares you for an interesting, well-paid and diverse career in the minerals and energy sector. You will:

  • take integrated and extended geology and geophysics courses
  • learn about mining, engineering and mineral resources
  • build a broad understanding of the industry
  • benefit from extensive field work and direct exposure to geoscience professionals.

Where could it take you?

Mineral geoscience graduates are in high demand. You might work in exploration, making the calls on where next to drill for diamonds. You could journey below the surface as an underground mine geologist. Perhaps you’ll work on solutions for repairing the environmental impacts of mining.

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Level of Study: Bachelor Degree

Duration: 3 years

CRICOS Course Code: 064433A

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6.5

Annual Tuition: AUD$48,000.00

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