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B.Sc. On Campus

Mining Engineering

Nazarbayev University

48 months
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About

The BSc in Mining Engineering degree at Nazarbayev University  is designed to focus on training the mining engineer of the future, and to produce mining engineers who will extract the country’s vast mineral resources safely, economically and environmentally responsibly.

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Overview

The mineral industry of Kazakhstan is one of the most competitive and growing sectors of the country with a wide range of metallic ores, industrial minerals and fossil fuels. 

The country is a large producer of natural resources such as coal, uranium, chromite, copper. gold and zinc. 

 The economy of Kazakhstan is heavily dependent on the production of natural resources. Mining engineers are responsible for planning, designing and operating mines by employing science and technology. 

They are involved in every stage of the mining cycle from exploring new deposits and deciding if they are economically viable through designing and constructing mines, managing the extraction of the mineral resources, ensuring the safety of the environment and operations to mine closure.

Work after graduation from Mining Engineering degree at Nazarbayev University  

  •  Mining and tunneling: mine planning, drill and blast, ventilation; 
  •  Government: mines inspectorate, leasing, geological surveys, environmental monitoring, NASA, ESA; 
  •  Consultant: project coordination, financial analysis, equipment optimization, explosives applications; 
  •  Finance and banking: investment banking, resource/ mining analyst; 
  •  Business development: project management, environmental consultant; 
  • Academic: university teaching, research and consulting.

Programme Structure

  • The program consists of basic courses such as mathematics, engineering foundations, and introduction to mining, geology which will be delivered within the first two years.  
  • The final two years cover the primarily mining courses which will be supported by practical lab components, field trips as well as computer aided software design packages to equip the students for the industry needs.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  •  to conduct ALEKS PPL test for applicants who are not able to provide SAT/ACT certificate with a minimum passing score. Applicants of Nazarbayev University have to take ALEKS PPL test only on specified dates, which will be sent to applicants along with instructions.  
  • to consider IB DP category applicants according to their predicted grades certified by educational institutions, with a minimum total score of at least 33 and at least 5,5,5 in three high level subjects. 
  • To send electronic results via Test Center directly to Nazarbayev University;
    • If you still have not completed the registration, you have to upload a scanned copy of the certificates to a personal account indicating the details of the certificates;
    • If you have already completed the registration, but did not upload the scanned copy of the certificates to a personal account, 

    Tuition Fee

    • To learn more about the tuition fee applicable to this programme, please visit the university website
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    Living costs for Nur-Sultan

    151250 - 222349 KZT /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    Scholarships for International Students are available.

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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