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University of Mining and Technology Freiberg


Advanced Mineral Resources Development

Subjects: Advanced Mineral Resources Development,Mining,Mineral Resources Development

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
94 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The “Advanced Mineral Resources Development” degree program aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to develop sustainable and environmentally friendly mining methods and mine remediation from a business perspective. This master's program involves international study at three of the nine partner universities, providing a comprehensive education in natural sciences, engineering, and economics. Students gain expertise in environmentally friendly mining and rehabilitation, preparing them for independent scientific work. The program emphasizes the importance of intercultural competence, a crucial skill for management roles in global raw materials companies. By studying at Montanuniversität Leoben, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, and one of the partner universities, students enhance their ability to work in diverse cultural settings. The master's thesis is a key component, demonstrating students' ability to gather relevant information, develop it creatively, and achieve new insights. This scientific training prepares them for leadership roles, encouraging them to critically evaluate methods and procedures in the field. They are made aware of their responsibility to contribute to solving social and global problems through sustainable and environmentally compatible practices. The “International Master of Science in Advanced Mineral Resources Development” program includes 120 ECTS points, typically completed over four semesters (two academic years). Each semester, students earn 30 ECTS points

Program Information

Study Location Freiberg
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 94 EUR
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Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

Proof of English language skills through a recognized language test such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with at least 90 points (internet-based test) or the International English Language Test System (IELTS) with a score of at least 6.5 or one to carry out an equivalent test with the corresponding result. English as a native language (not the national or official language) is considered equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

At least 7 semesters of college or university degree in mining or relevant subject areas from a recognized educational institution, usually a bachelor's degree Proof of English language skills

Application Process

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Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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